Peltodoris atromaculata

Bergh, 1880

Peltodoris atromaculata
Photographed by: José Antonio Fayos

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #16837
A juvenile individual

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #2272
This species is endemic to the Mediterranean Sea characterised by the large chocolate blotches on the upper surface of the mantle. It is placed in the genus Discodoris as many times as Peltodoris and no firm decision as to which genus is best has been arrived at so far.

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Pictures of Peltodoris atromaculata

Peltodoris atromaculata from Kostrena, Croatia
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