Pectenodoris trilineata

(Adams & Reeve, 1850)

Pectenodoris trilineata
Photographed by: Erwin Kodiat

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #25807
This individual is unusual in having only a single dorsal longitudinal stripe. Normally there are 3 parallel stripes.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #14
An individual with only a single mid-dorsal white line. All the other colour characters are typical of Pectenodoris trilineata.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #26759
Atypical colour form.

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #8870
Three animals together in situ in a depression in food sponge

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2663
A very variable species – see comments on intraspecific variability in book on nudibranchs of the Great Barrier Reef by Julie Marshall and Richard Willan (1999).

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2658
A very variable species – see comments on intraspecific variability in book on nudibranchs of the Great Barrier Reef by Julie Marshall and Richard Willan (1999).

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Pictures of Pectenodoris trilineata

Pectenodoris trilineata from Manado, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Bill Rudman
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