Geitodoris pusae

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Geitodoris pusae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Discodorididae
Genus: Geitodoris
Species: G. pusae
Binomial name
Geitodoris pusae
(Er. Marcus, 1955)

Geitodoris pusae is a species of sea slug or dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Discodorididae.[1]

Distribution[edit]

Description[edit]

The maximum recorded body length is 60 mm.[2]

Ecology[edit]

Minimum recorded depth is 0 m.[2] Maximum recorded depth is 68 m.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213 Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=139582 on 2012-03-01
  2. ^ a b c Welch J. J. (2010). "The “Island Rule” and Deep-Sea Gastropods: Re-Examining the Evidence". PLoS ONE 5(1): e8776. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008776.

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