Goniobranchus verrieri (Crosse, 1875) [Goniodoris]

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Goniobranchus verrieri is characterized by a white mantle with an outer brownish red and an inner orange/yellow border, sometimes there is a very thin outher pale line. The the gills and rhinophore clubs are translucent red with pigmented white edging to the lamellae.
Pretty similar are:
Goniobranchus preciosus which has an outer blue line at the mantle margin.
Goniobranchus albonares which has white gills and relatively large white rhinophores.
This species was posted on 4 September 2003 at these websites as Chromodoris verrieri (Crosse, 1875) [Goniodoris],
R.F. Johnson & Gosliner (2012) moved it to the reerected ("rescued from synonymy") genus Goniobranchus  Pease, 1866.
Rebecca Fay Johnson & Terrence M. Gosliner. 2012.
Traditional Taxonomic Groupings Mask Evolutionary History:
A Molecular Phylogeny and New Classification of the Chromodorid Nudibranchs. online at
More information on Goniobranchus verrieri as Chromodoris verrieri are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 19 May 2017, Goniobranchus verrieri (Crosse, 1875)
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Goniobranchus_verrieri.htm


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