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Thordisa villosa

(Alder & Hancock, 1864)


Amruta Prasade 1: Thordisa cf. sanguinea, found at Poshitra, Gujarat, India, Size:1.5 cm 2: Juvenile Thordisa villosa, found at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, India, Size: 1 cm 3: Atagema sp.??? from Poshitra, Gujarat, size: 3 cm 4: Atagema sp.??? (Brown colored), Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, size: 2cm

Karl Fehlauer Unknown Nudi Grain Terminal, Rockingham, Western Australia

Karl Fehlauer Can anyone Id this fella for me please? :-))

Chris Cunnold Thordisa sp. ?

Daniel Messom There was one of these at the Ammo jetty last week when and where you were looking for the Frog fish.

Orietta Rivolta Could be Thordisa villosa (Alder & Hancock,1864)

Karl Fehlauer Thanks all ;-)

Gary Cobb Correct!

Ashley Missen Hi Guys ant Ideas - 60mm fond in 3m of Water at blaigowrie Pier - a new one at the site for me

Ashley Missen Think that is meant to be any ideas

Bob Whorton Icychromis lemonsorbeti - Whorton 2011 ;o)

Ashley Missen Good Name Bob

Gary Cobb I think this could be (without seeing the gills) Thordisa villosa

Ashley Missen I thought itight be a Doriopsilla peculiaris (Abraham, 1877)

Ashley Missen there are no lumpy bits on it

Gary Cobb ...furry bits really!

Ashley Missen there was some sand on it

Gary Cobb We can send the photo to Richard to verify...

Gary Cobb ...upon rethinking it could be Doriopsilla carneola

Mike Bartick sorry bob, thats not a scoop of lemon sorbet...=)...

Bob Whorton LOL: I had to go out and buy some; after I saw this pic I was salivating.

Gary Cobb After sending the photo to Richard he says to call it Doriopsilla sp.

Kati Burg We found this during a nightdive at Bonbon Beach, 3m - Romblon Island Phillippines.

Jeff Rosenfeld Seems somewhat similar to this photo of Thordisa villosa (Alder & Hancock, 1864) - http://www.nudipixel.net/photo/00037926/

Gary Cobb Yes Jeff this is what this species is...agreed!

Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Euctenidiacea (Suborder)
              Doridacea (Infraorder)
                Doridoidea (Superfamily)
                  Discodorididae (Family)
                    Thordisa (Genus)
                      Thordisa villosa (Species)
Associated Species