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Chromodoris magnifica

Chromodoris magnifica (*)

Chromodoris magnifica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
Superorder: Heterobranchia
Order: Nudibranchia
Suborder: Doridacea
Superfamily: Eudoridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Chromodoris
Species: C. magnifica
Binomial name
Chromodoris magnifica
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)

Chromodoris magnifica is a species of nudibranch, a shell-less marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.

Chromodoris magnifica is so named due to its striking, vibrant colours. It is blue, black, white and yellow with orange gills and rhinophores.

This nudibranch is found in the Western Pacific Ocean from Indonesia and the Philippines to New Guinea and Eastern Australia.



* Debelius, Helmut, 2001, Nudibranchs and Sea Snails: Indo-Pacific Field Guide, IKAN - Unterwasserarchiv, Frankfurt, Germany.

Chromodoris magnifica (*)

External links

* Sea Slug Forum: [1]

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