Goniobranchus aureopurpureus

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Goniobranchus aureopurpureus
Chromodoris aureopurpurea.jpg
Goniobranchus aureopurpureus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Goniobranchus
Species: G. aureopupurea
Binomial name
Chromodoris aureopurpureus
(Collingwood, 1881)[1]
Synonyms
  • Chromodoris aureopurpurea Collingwood, 1881 (basionym)
  • Chromodoris variata Risbec, 1928
  • Glossodoris aureopurpurea (Collingwood, 1881)
  • Glossodoris variata (Risbec, 1928)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collingwood, C. 1881. On some new species of nudibranchiate Mollusca from the eastern seas. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology, series 2, 2(2):123-140, pls. 9-10.
  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Goniobranchus aureopurpureus. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597350 on 2012-05-01