Ardeadoris rubroannulata

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Ardeadoris rubroannulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Ardeadoris
Species: A. rubroannulata
Binomial name
Ardeadoris rubroannulata
(Rudman, 1986)[1]

Glossodoris rubroannulata Rudman, 1986 (basionym)

Ardeadoris rubroannulata is a species of sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a shell-less marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[2]


This species is found only along the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and in New Caledonia.[1]


  1. ^ a b Glossodoris rubroannulata Rudman, 1986. Sea Slug Forum, accessed 18 February 2010.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Ardeadoris rubroannulata. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-06-18
  • Rudman W.B. (1986b) The Chromodorididae (Ophistobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: the genus Glossodoris Ehrenbergh (= Casella, H. & A; Adams). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 86: 101-184. page(s): 166
  • Rudman W.B. (1990) The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: further species of Glossodoris, Thorunna and the Chromodoris aureomarginata colour group. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 100: 263-326 page(s): 279, 324
  • Debelius, H. & Kuiter, R.H. (2007) Nudibranchs of the world. ConchBooks, Frankfurt, 360 pp. ISBN 978-3-939767-06-0 page(s): 191
  • Gosliner, T.M., Behrens, D.W. & Valdés, Á. (2008) Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and seaslugs. A field guide to the world's most diverse fauna. Sea Challengers Natural History Books, Washington, 426 pp. page(s): 238
  • Johnson R.F. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Traditional taxonomic groupings mask evolutionary history: A molecular phylogeny and new classification of the chromodorid nudibranchs. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33479.

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