Jorunna rubescens

Bergh, 1876

Also known as: Kentrodoris rubescens

Jorunna rubescens
Photographed by: Dave Morgan

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Mollusca
Class:Gastropoda
Subclass:Opisthobranchia
Order:Nudibranchia
Suborder:Doridina
Family:Discodorididae
Species:Jorunna rubescens

Comment from Nathalie Yonow on photo #4885
Goodness, it has a str iped penis!More scientifically, it also has a 6+mm long spike called a vestibular stylet, which is chitinous.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2200
It is interesting to see that the penis is pigmented with brown dashes. I do not think that has been reported previously.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2226
How cute! Yes it is a juvenile Jorunna rubescens. I have seen several pictures of this species from around Tulamben.

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Pictures of Jorunna rubescens

Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 10 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Fakfak, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 10 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Lembeh, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 10 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Green Island, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Richard Willan
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Green Island, TaiwanIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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Jorunna rubescens from Bali, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Location: Bali, Indonesia
Posted 9 years ago
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