Hypselodoris carnea
(Bergh, 1889)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Natal Coast of South Africa, Mauritius.


South Coast KwaZulu-Natal, SOUTH AFRICA. Near Port Shepstone, 20 - 25m, 45mm long, October/November 1999. PHOTO: Valda Fraser. See further photos below.


Hypselodoris capensis

Very similar in colour to Hypselodoris capensis but with rather different radular morphology. See correspondence from Valda Fraser and Terry Gosliner below.

• Gosliner, T.M. & Johnson, R.F. (1999) Phylogeny of Hypselodoris (Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae) with a review of the monophyletic clade of Indo-Pacific species, including descriptions of twelve new species. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 125: 1-114.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (December 10) Hypselodoris carnea (Bergh, 1889). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/hypscarn

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