Halgerda dalanghita
Fahey & Gosliner, 1999

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dorididae


Tropical Indo-West Pacific.


Underside of a dead coral at 10m depth, Kerama Is. near Okinawa. The bigger animal is 30mm long. Inset showing colour of ridges. PHOTO: Atsushi Ono.
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Mantle is yellow to pale orange-brown and there are relatively low angled ridges. The ridges are lined with white and oulined with rows of small brown specks. brown and white marks can be found scattered elsewhere on the mantle. The rhinophore clubs are black and there is a dull black mark on the posterior side of the rhinophore stalks. The gills are translucent white.

•Fahey, S. & Gosliner, T.M. (1999) Description of three new species of Halgerda from the western Indian Ocean, with a redescription of Halgerda formosa, Bergh, 1880. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 51(8): 365-383.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (March 14) Halgerda dalanghita Fahey & Gosliner, 1999. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/halgdala

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