Doto eireana

Lemche, 1976

Doto eireana
Photographed by: Anthony Holley

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Dendronotina
Family:Dotidae
Species:Doto eireana

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #28906
This species of Doto, which feeds on the thecate hydroid Amphisbetia operculata, is characterised by the maroons spots on the body, creamish orange cerata with maroon-red pigment spots on the ceratal tubercles, the 2 rows of ceratal tubercles, and by the club-shaped cerata with a tall terminal tubercle.

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Pictures of Doto eireana

Doto eireana from Scotland, UKIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Scotland, UK
Posted 7 years ago
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Doto eireana from Galicia, Spain
Location: Galicia, Spain
Posted 4 years ago
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