Discodoris cebuensis  Bergh, 1877

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Discodoris cebuensis is light red-brown blotched with darker brown. The notum is covered with low, blunt papillae. Patches of papillae along its margins and on its midline are tipped with white and the central papillae in each patch are dusky violet. The white pigment is variable in extent and there are also three enlarged white papillae on each side of the midline.
Discodoris cebuensis was originally posted at these websites as
Discodoris schmeltziana   Bergh, 1877 (not Garrett in Bergh, 1875), this should be regarded as 'nomen dubium' according to Dayrat (2010).
Dayrat, B. 2010. A Monographic Revision of Basal Discodorid Sea Slugs (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Nudibranchia: Doridina).
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61, suppl I: 1-403
More information on Discodoris cebuensis are on Michael D. Miller's Slug Site!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 27 March 2017, Discodoris cebuensis  Bergh, 1877
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Discodoris_cebuensis.htm


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