Doto sp. 14  Genus: Oken, 1815

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Doto sp. 14 is characterized by its elongate brown body, and inflated translucent cerata, which have a large red swelling at the apex, which is covered with small yellowish patches. The ceratal digestive gland ducts are basally white. The smooth rhinophore clubs are translucent with some minute whitish spots, rhinophoral sheaths are basally brown merging into translucent.
This species was posted at these websites on 21 July 2011 as Eubranchus sp. 08  Genus: Forbes, 1838 with this comment:
"This 3 mm specimen is most probably a juvenile. I identified it as a species of Eubranchus because of the similarity of the body shape and colour to Eubranchus sp. 02. To my knowledge are these the only pictures of this species, it is not in IPN nor at the internet!"
I received on 21 June 2015 this message from Hsini Lin:"The animal listed as Eubranchus sp. 08 is a Doto spp. The two photos of Gordon can't show well the rhinophoral sheaths, but this one found on Flickr yes: https://www.flickr.com/photos/vaniakam/17314402265/".
I changed it on 22 June 2015 into Doto sp. 14  Genus: Oken, 1815
A specimen of this species from Sangeang Island, Indonesia was on 20 November 2017 the "Opisthobranch of the Week" at Michael D. Miller's Slug Site.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 30 December 2017, Doto sp. 14  Genus: Oken, 1815
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Dexiarchia/Doto_sp_14.htm