Goniobranchus tinctorius

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Goniobranchus tinctorius
Chromodoris tinctoria.jpg
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. tinctorius
Binomial name
Goniobranchus tinctorius
(Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828)
Synonyms[1]
  • Chromodoris alderi Collingwood, C., 1881
  • Chromodoris reticulata (Pease, 1866)
  • Chromodoris tinctoria (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)
  • Doris tinctoria Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828 (basionym)

Goniobranchus tinctorius is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[1]

Description[edit]

The length of the body can vary between 15 mm and 95 mm.

Goniobranchus tinctorius

Distribution[edit]

This marine species occurs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Goniobranchus tinctorius. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597374 on 2012-05-07