Gymnodoris rubropapulosa

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Gymnodoris rubropapulosa
Gymnodoris impudica.jpg
Gymnodoris rubropapulosa in Lembeh, 2009
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Subclass: Heterobranchia
Infraclass: Euthyneura
Order: Nudibranchia
Suborder: Doridina
Superfamily: Polyceroidea
Family: Polyceridae
Genus: Gymnodoris
G. rubropapulosa
Binomial name
Gymnodoris rubropapulosa
(Bergh, 1905)
  • Gymnodoris impudica (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1828)
  • Trevelyana rubropapulosa Bergh, 1905 (basionym)

Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Polyceridae. It was first described in 1828.[1][2]


This species is known from the tropical Indo-Pacific Ocean.


Gymnodoris rubropapulosa is a large dorid nudibranch up to 60 mm in length. It has a white body covered with many orange spots, an orange mantle-edge and orange-lined rhinophores.


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  2. ^ Bouchet, P. (2012). Gymnodoris rubropapulosa. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at on 2012-04-15
  • Gosliner T.M., Behrens D.W. & Valdés A. (2008) Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs. Sea Challengers Natural History Books and California Academy of Sciences. 426 pp.

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