Phanerobranch Dorid Nudibranchs

This list of phanerobranch dorids contains species from several families. Many of these species are small and often stiff, so they tend to be slow moving. Most are not commonly found, but that could be due more to their small size and slow movements than to any inherent rarity. Many of them were found only by turning over a rock and staring at the underside for several minutes before some of the small, cryptic species gave themselves away by slowly starting to move away from the light. Other species, such as the Nembrotha spp, are much larger and faster, and are often quite easy to see. Most likely most of these larger, more flamboyant species are toxic or distasteful to predators, and their bright colors and more exposed lifestyle may warn potential predators that this particular morsel is not edible.

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HEXABRANCHIDAE


Hexabranchus sanguineus

POLYCERIDAE


Kaloplocamus
dokte


Nembrotha cristata

Nembrotha kubaryana

Nembrotha sp. e766

Plocamopherus
ceylonicus

Plocamopherus
cf lemur

Plocamopherus maculapodium

Plocamopherus maculatus

Plocamopherus
pecoso

Polycera risbeci

Polycera
sp. e160

Polycera
sp. e111

Polycera
sp. e598

Polycera
sp. e622

Polycera sp. e715

Roboastra gracilis

Tambja kava

Tambja morosa

Tambja tentaculata

OKADAIIDAE


Vayssierea felis

GONIODORIDIDAE


Goniodoridiella savignyi


Goniodoridella
sp. e241

Goniodoridella
sp. e297

Goniodoridella
sp. e646

Goniodoridiella sp. e717

Goniodoris aspersa

Goniodoris
sp. e060

Goniodoris
sp. e295

Goniodoris
sp. e602

Okenia kondoi

Okenia nakamotoensis

Trapania aurata

Trapania circinata

Trapania euryeia

Trapania miltabrancha

Trapania scurra

Trapania squama

Trapania tora

Trapania sp. e754

Trapania sp. e759

Trapania sp. e837

AEGIRETIDAE


Aegires
incusus


Aegires citrin
us

Aegires exech
es

Aegires flores

Aegires lemoncello

Aegires
cf petalis

Aegires pruvotfolae

Aegires villosus

Aegires
sp. e118

Aegires
sp. e270

Aegires
sp. e593

Aegires sp. e752

Aegires sp. e785

Aegires sp. e872

Family Unknown


dorid sp. e564


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