WoRMS taxon details

Chromodoris africana Eliot, 1904

209584  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209584)

accepted
Species
marine
Eliot, C. N. E. (1904). On some nudibranchs from East Africa and Zanzibar, part IV. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1904:1:380., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31887471
page(s): 392 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Type locality contained in Zanzibar  
type locality contained in Zanzibar [details]
Note Tanzania (Richmond, 1997).  
From other sources
Type locality Tanzania (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Description Up to 8 cm long. A striking black species with a broad, pale or orange border and white bands. Habitat: diverse, among...  
Description Up to 8 cm long. A striking black species with a broad, pale or orange border and white bands. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Richmond, 1997). [details]
MolluscaBase (2018). Chromodoris africana Eliot, 1904. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209584 on 2018-12-14
Date
action
by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-02-16 07:38:42Z
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original description Eliot, C. N. E. (1904). On some nudibranchs from East Africa and Zanzibar, part IV. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 1904:1:380., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31887471
page(s): 392 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Rudman, W. B. (1977). Chromodorid opisthobranch Mollusca from East Africa and the tropical West Pacific. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 61: 351-397. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Rudman, W. B. (1982). The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: Chromodoris quadricolor, C. lineolata and Hypselodoris nigrolineata colour groups. <em>Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.</em> 76: 183-241.
page(s): 219 [details]   

additional source Gosliner, T. M.; Behrens, D. W.; Valdés, Á. (2008). Indo-Pacific Nudibranchs and seaslugs. A field guide to the world's most diverse fauna. <em>Sea Challengers Natural History Books, Washington.</em> 426, pp.
page(s): 203 [details]   

additional source Debelius, H. & Kuiter, R.H. (2007) <i>Nudibranchs of the world</i>. ConchBooks, Frankfurt, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-3-939767-06-0
page(s): 167 [details]   

additional source Johnson R.F. & Gosliner T.M. (2012) Traditional taxonomic groupings mask evolutionary history: A molecular phylogeny and new classification of the chromodorid nudibranchs. <i>PLoS ONE</i> 7(4): e33479., available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Up to 8 cm long. A striking black species with a broad, pale or orange border and white bands. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: W Indian Ocean and Red Sea (Richmond, 1997). [details]

Type locality Tanzania (Richmond, 1997). [details]