Hypselodoris babai
Gosliner & Behrens, 2000

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Described from Okinawa and reported on Forum from Indonesia and sthn Queensland, eastern Australia. Also found at Lifou, east of New Caledonia (W.B.Rudman - November, 2000).


Images are of the same individual and is one of the two designated paratypes (RFB #3791, notum length 39mm, collected on 16 May, 2000, from 53m at Seragaki, Okinawa. PHOTOS: Bob Bolland.

• Gosliner, T.M. & D.W. Behrens (2000) Two new species of Chromodorididae Mollusca: Nudibranchia) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a redescription of Hypselodoris dollfusi (Pruvot-Fol, 1933). Proc. California Academy of Sciences, 52(10): 111-124, 7 figs.

NOTE Listed on the Forum as Chromodoris? sp. 5 until 14 December 2000.
See Bob Bolland's message below.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (December 14) Hypselodoris babai Gosliner & Behrens, 2000. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/hypsbaba

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