Rhodope sp. 1

Family: Rhodopidae




Locality unknown. A single specimen found in in dark corner of tropical aquarium. Length: 3 - 4 mm. 6 February 1992. Photographer: Reinhard Kikinger (Univ. Vienna)

The family Rhodopidae are one of the few molluscan groups for which we have no clear idea of their phylogenetic relationships. Have a look at the Rhodopemorpha Fact Sheet for further background information.

This is Rhodope sp. F , Haszprunar & Hess, 2005. It is of unknown origin, and is known only from this single 3 - 4 mm long specimen found in a dark corner of tropical aquarium at the University of Vienna. It is another species showing a whitish body and orange colour markings.

  • Haszprunar, G. and Hess, M. (2005) A new Rhodope from the Roscoff area (Bretagne), with a review of Rhodope species (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia?). Spixiana, 28: 193-197.
Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2005 (November 19) Rhodope sp. 1 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/rhodsp1