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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodoris africana Eliot, 1904 
AphiaID: 209584

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGastropoda (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterobranchia (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudibranchia (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuctenidiacea (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoridacea (Infraorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDoridoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodorididae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodoris (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodoris Alder & Hancock, 1855
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodoris elisabethina var. africana Eliot, 1904 (original combination)
Sources  basis of record Rudman W.B. (1977) Chromodorid opisthobranch Mollusca from East Africa and the tropical West Pacific. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 61: 351-397. [details]

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Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAldabra (doubtful[details]
Red Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRed Sea [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (2 nucleotides; 1 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Sea Slug Forum (via archive.org)  Note: As described in Rudman (1982: 221, figure 21) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription 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]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorType locality Type locality: Tanzania (Richmond, 1997). [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209584
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z  created  Onyango, Eunice
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2011-02-16 07:38:42Z  checked  Caballer, Manuel
  
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  Citation: Caballer, M. (2014). Chromodoris africana Eliot, 1904. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209584 on 2014-10-31
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