June 5, 2007
From: Bruce Wilkie
Concerning message #18272:
I received a message from Richard Willan regarding my message on a possible Hypselodoris rudmani. He thinks it is Hypselodoris sagamiensis. What do you think?
firstname.lastname@example.orgWilkie, B., 2007 (Jun 5) Re: Hypselodoris rudmani from sthn Queensland?. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/find/19985
Thanks for letting me know. I am afraid I must get in a confused state when H. rudmani is mentioned. I think of H. sagamiensis as a 'black-spotted' species so it didn't enter my list of possibilities when I tried to identify your animal, but I am sure Richard is correct. This is apparently a colour variant in which black spots are absent except for a very few near the mantle edge. It also lacks most blue spots down each side of the mantle. But the opaque white bumps all over the mantle and the other elements of the colour pattern are the same as in Gary Cobb's recent specimens [#19421] from southern Queensland.
I'm glad we have that sorted out
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