Dermatobranchus rubidus

(Gould, 1852)

Also known as: Dermatobranchus pulcherrimus

Dermatobranchus rubidus
Photographed by: Graham Abbott

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Arminina
Family:Arminidae
Species:Dermatobranchus rubidus

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #28562
There is nothing else this can be, what an amazing animal! Quite a few western Pacific species have been turning up in the Red Sea the last 10 years, and this is certainly a new record.

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Pictures of Dermatobranchus rubidus

Dermatobranchus rubidus from Sangeang Island, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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