Gymnodoris arnoldi

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Gymnodoris arnoldi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia

clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
clade Euctenidiacea
clade Doridacea

Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Gymnodorididae
Genus: Gymnodoris
Species: G. arnoldi
Binomial name
Gymnodoris arnoldi
Burn, 1957

Gymnodoris arnoldi is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae. It was first described in 1957.[1]

Distribution[edit]

This species is known from southeastern Australia.

Description[edit]

Gymnodoris arnoldi has an orange-red body with translucent white rhinophores.

Ecology[edit]

This species eats colonial ascidians. [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Burn, R.F. (1957) A list of the dorid nudibranchs of Australia (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia). Journal of Zoology, London, 176: 477-517.
  2. ^ http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/3748