WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChromodoris hamiltoni Rudman, 1977

209587  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:209587)

accepted
Species
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 5 cm long. Ground colour blue,...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 5 cm long. Ground colour blue, surrounded by a broad band of orange. Three deep blue-black lines run down the mantle, and shorter, often broken lines run behind the rhinophores. In some individuals there is a paler, central patch with orange lines. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: East Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Caballer, M. (2011). Chromodoris hamiltoni Rudman, 1977. In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=209587 on 2017-12-15

Date
action
by
1997-08-08 05:35:53Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2011-02-16 07:38:42Z
checked

Creative Commons License The webpage text is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License


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]  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. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 76: 183-241. [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. Sea Challengers Natural History Books, Washington. 426, pp.
page(s): 206 [details]   

additional source Debelius, H. & Kuiter, R.H. (2007) Nudibranchs of the world. ConchBooks, Frankfurt, 360 pp. ISBN: 978-3-939767-06-0
page(s): 172 [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. PLoS ONE 7(4): e33479., available online at http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0033479 [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Up to 5 cm long. Ground colour blue, surrounded by a broad band of orange. Three deep blue-black lines run down the mantle, and shorter, often broken lines run behind the rhinophores. In some individuals there is a paler, central patch with orange lines. Habitat: diverse, among shallow coral reefs. Distribution: East Africa (Richmond, 1997). [details]