Glossodoris symmetrica

Rudman, 1990

Also known as: Glossodoris symmetricus

Glossodoris symmetrica
Photographed by: Jeffrey Davies

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Chromodorididae
Species:Glossodoris symmetrica

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #17151
The slightly broken up orange edge and the white pattern on the dorsum are characteristic.

Comment from Scott Johnson on photo #11594
Yes, Glossodoris symmetrica. A fairly large specimen. The margins become frillier as the animal grows.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #15611
yes - often with a dotted-and-dashed margin in the Indian Ocean.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #798
Glossodoris symmetrica always also has blood-red rhinophores and gills like this photo. The blotches on the centre of the mantle (which are cream-coloured to almost dull yellow) are not quite as distinct at the edges as the white ones in Glossodoris pallida so they seem more like smudges than blotches, but nonetheless they are always present.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #9224
It is unusual to find an individual with a pink background colour to the mantle. This individual also has a broader marginal band than is usual for this species.

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Pictures of Glossodoris symmetrica

Glossodoris symmetrica  from Fakfak, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 10 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from MyanmarIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Myanmar
Posted 9 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Long Dong, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Apra Harbor, GuamIdentification reviewed by Scott Johnson
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Long Dong, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Long Dong, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Negombo, Sri LankaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from North East Coast, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from Watamu, KenyaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Watamu, Kenya
Posted 8 years ago
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Glossodoris symmetrica  from RéunionIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Réunion
Posted 8 years ago
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