Chromodoris sp.

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Chromodoris sp. (undescribed)

This newly discovered chromodorid was found on the same Malaysia Expedition, as Kevin's aeolid BOW 659. In Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and Sea Slugs we list it on page 221 as Chromodoris sp. 15. Our total count on undescribed species in the genus Chromodoris is thirty. This species has a white notum with distinctive brown and opaque tubercles. Also characteristic are its marginal bands - bluish, followed by red and yellow, and then occasional red marks. The gill and rhinophores are white. Little is known about this 15 mm dorid. It is currently known only from peninsular Malaysia.

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