Gymnodoris impudica

(Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)

Also known as: Gymnodoris rubropapulosa

Gymnodoris impudica
Photographed by: Kristin Anderson

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Gymnodorididae
Species:Gymnodoris impudica

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #8567
Strange markings behind the rhinophores.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #19124
The photographer is correct, this was called rubropapulosa before.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #260
This is a rather pale form of the common Indo-West Pacific species.

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #375
Lovely photo!

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #804
This is certainly common in the west Pacific.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #3825
An adult individual in the process of eating a Chromodoris westraliensis whole.

Since this photo was taken in Western Australia, it would be Chromodoris westraliensis for sure (this species is nearly indistinguishable from Chromodoris annae which occurs in the tropical Indo-Pacific).

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Pictures of Gymnodoris impudica

Gymnodoris impudica from Perhentian, Malaysia
Posted 8 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Lembeh, Indonesia
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Gymnodoris impudica from Lembeh, Indonesia
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Gymnodoris impudica from Lembeh, Indonesia
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Gymnodoris impudica from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Dave Behrens
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Farur Island, IranIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 8 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Sabah, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Sabah, Malaysia
Posted 8 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Gary McDonald
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Bali, Indonesia
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Posted 9 years ago
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Gymnodoris impudica from Perhentian, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Gymnodoris impudica from Lang Tengah Island, MalaysiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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