Chromodoris sp. 4 is now C. buchananae

January 19, 2001
From: David W. Behrens

Dear Bill:

Hope the Holiday's have been festive for you. Just a note to raise the Forum's - Chromodoris sp. 4 to full species status. This species was recently described as Chromodoris buchananae Gosliner & Behrens, 2000, named after it's original collector, our friend and your neighbour, Carol Buchanan.

Reference: Gosliner, T. M. and D. W. Behrens. 2000. Two new species of
Chromodorididae (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) from the tropical Indo-Pacific,
with a redescription of Hypselodoris dollfusi (Pruvot-Fol, 1993). Proc.
California Academy of Sciences, 52(10)
: 111-124, 7 figs.

Wishing you a Happy New Year
David W. Behrens

Behrens, D.W., 2001 (Jan 19) Chromodoris sp. 4 is now C. buchananae. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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