Martadoris limaciformis (Eliot, 1908) [Nembrotha]

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Martadoris limaciformis is orange-red with white spots raised on pustules. The rhinophores are orange-red, in some specimens with diffuse purple tips, in some specimens is the sheath of the rhinophores opaque white. The gills are translucent white with diffuse purple tips.
This species was posted on 30 May 2004 at these websites as Tambja limaciformis (Eliot, 1908) [Nembrotha],
Willan & Chang (2017) moved it into into the new genus Martadoris  Willan & Chang, 2017.
More information on Martadoris limaciformis are on Robert F. Bolland's OKINAWAN OPISTHOBRANCH OF THE WEEK!
Many pictures from various regions were on NUDIPIXEL, that website is down, the pictures are gone.
Willan R.C. & Chang Y.-W. [Yen-Wei]. (2017). Description of three new species of Tambja (Gastropoda, Nudibranchia, Polyceridae) from the western Pacific Ocean reveals morphological characters with taxonomic and phylogenetic significance for traditional Polyceridae and related 'phaneorobranch' nudibranchs.
Basteria. 81(1-3): 1-23.
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2020), published 17 February 2020, Martadoris limaciformis (Eliot, 1908)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Martadoris_limaciformis.htm


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