December 23, 2004
From: Bill Rudman
Since Glossodoris aeruginosa has rarely been reported, here is a photo of the holotype.
PHOTO: Banc Gail, S. Lagoon, between Noumea and Ile Ouen, New Caledonia, 30 m, 21 April 1988, AM C167978. Photo: P. Laboute
The name `aeruginosa' is Latin for being covered in verdigris, the green oxide found on tarnished copper or its alloys. This is a reference to the colour pattern of this species