WoRMS taxon details

Platydoris scabra (Cuvier, 1804)

221067  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221067)

accepted
Species
marine
(of Doris scabra Cuvier, 1804) Cuvier, G. L. (1804). Mémoire sur le genre <em>Doris</em>. <em>Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 4: 447-473., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48539720 [details]   
Description Up to 8 cm long. This frequently encountered species is very cryptic. The body is flat, mottled white and brown, with three...  
Description Up to 8 cm long. This frequently encountered species is very cryptic. The body is flat, mottled white and brown, with three to five darker, paired patches. The gill pocket is wavy, and the pocket, the rhinophore sheaths, rhinophore tips, and the mantle are all faintly edged with orange. Habitat: adhering to the underside of stones and rocks in the eulittoral and shallow sublittoral. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Platydoris scabra (Cuvier, 1804). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221067 on 2022-09-29
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1998-09-02 09:02:48Z
created
1998-09-03 12:31:29Z
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2006-03-21 14:26:07Z
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2012-06-05 23:54:58Z
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2022-08-07 19:52:18Z
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original description  (of Platydoris eurychlamys Bergh, 1877) Bergh, L. S. R. (1877). Malacologische Untersuchungen. In: Semper C, ed. Reisen im Archipel der Philippinen. theil 2, heft 12. Wiesbaden: Kreidel, 495–546, plates 58–6., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/14374091 [details]   

original description  (of Platydoris noumeae Risbec, 1928) Risbec, J. (1928). Contribution à l'étude des Nudibranches néo-calédoniens. <em>Faune des Colonies Françaises.</em> 2(1):1-328, figs. 1-98, pls. 1-12, maps. [details]   

original description  (of Platydoris iredalei J. K. Allan, 1932) Allan, J.K. (1932). Australian nudibranchs. <em>Australian Zoologist.</em> 7(2): 87-105, pls 4-5., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/38708706 [details]   

original description  (of Doris scabra Cuvier, 1804) Cuvier, G. L. (1804). Mémoire sur le genre <em>Doris</em>. <em>Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.</em> 4: 447-473., available online at https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/48539720 [details]   

basis of record Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
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Description Up to 8 cm long. This frequently encountered species is very cryptic. The body is flat, mottled white and brown, with three to five darker, paired patches. The gill pocket is wavy, and the pocket, the rhinophore sheaths, rhinophore tips, and the mantle are all faintly edged with orange. Habitat: adhering to the underside of stones and rocks in the eulittoral and shallow sublittoral. Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean. [details]

Remark Placement in family follows . [details]