Hoplodoris nodulosa

(Angas, 1864)

Hoplodoris nodulosa
Photographed by: Graham Midgley

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Dorididae
Species:Hoplodoris nodulosa

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #1801
Though they are similar externally, species of this genus have different numbers of accessory glands associated with the female part of the reproductive system and also different numbers of tiny darts (called stylets) for stimulation of the partner at copulation associated with these glands. Hoplodoris nodulosa is endemic to southern temperate Australia and New Zealand.

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Pictures of Hoplodoris nodulosa

Hoplodoris nodulosa from New South Wales, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Hoplodoris nodulosa from New South Wales, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Hoplodoris nodulosa from New South Wales, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Hoplodoris nodulosa from New South Wales, AustraliaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
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Hoplodoris nodulosa from New South Wales, Australia
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