Platydoris cruenta

(Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)

Platydoris cruenta
Photographed by: Karen Curtis-Vincent

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

Comment from Richard Willan on photo #10734
The name Platydoris striata has recently been formally synonymised under Platydoris cruenta even though the population in the Red Sea never has any red blotches dorsally or ventrally on the mantle. The relationship should be re-investigated using DNA.

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Pictures of Platydoris cruenta

Platydoris cruenta from Banggai Islands, IndonesiaIdentification reviewed by Nathalie Yonow
Posted 7 years ago
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