Felimida baumanni

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Felimida baumanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Felimida
Species: F. baumanni
Binomial name
Felimida baumanni
(Bertsch, 1970)[1]
  • Chromodoris baumanni Bertsch, 1970 (basionym)
  • Glossodoris baumanni (Bertsch, 1970)

Felimida baumanni is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[2]


This species was first described from Isla San Francisco, Baja California. It is reported from southern Mexico, central America and the Galapagos Islands.[3]


The mantle of Felimida baumanni is white with small red spots and a broken band of orange near the edge.[4]


  1. ^ Bertsch, H. 1970. Opisthobranchs from Isla San Francisco, Gulf of California, with the description of a new species. Contributions in Science, Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History 2:1-16.
  2. ^ a b Caballer, M. (2011). Felimida baumanni (Bertsch, 1970). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597395 on 18 June 2012
  3. ^ Bertsch, H. (1978). The Chromodoridinae Nudibranchs from the Pacific Coast of America – Part II. The genus Chromodoris. The Veliger, 20 (4): 307-327.
  4. ^ Rudman, W.B., 2000 (October 13) Chromodoris baumanni Bertsch, 1970. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.