Goniodoridella savignyi

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Goniodoridella savignyi
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea
Superfamily: Onchidoridoidea
Family: Goniodorididae
Genus: Goniodoridella
Pruvot-Fol, 1933[1]
Species: G. savignyi
Binomial name
Goniodoridella savignyi
Pruvot-Fol, 1933[1]

Goniodoridella savignyi is species of sea slug, specifically a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Goniodorididae.

This nudibranch has a wide distribution and can be found throughout the tropical and subtropical Indo-West Pacific with sightings in Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, the Yellow Sea, the Japan Sea, the Red Sea and South Africa.

Its color is white with variable amounts of bright yellow dots on top of the spicules. In some specimens, it has shown brownish pigments instead of yellow pigments.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Pruvot-Fol A. (1933). "Mission Robert Ph. Dollfus en Égypte. Opisthobranchiata." Mémoires de l'Institut d'Égypte 21: 89-159, pls. 1-4.
  • Rudman, W. B., & B. W. Darvell. 1990. Opisthobranch molluscs of Hong Kong: part 1. Goniodorididae, Onchidorididae, Triophidae, Gymnodorididae, Chromodorididae (Nudibranchia). Asian Marine Biology 7:31-79

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