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Recent Changes

The following includes only newly added species, name changes, newly posted articles, major updates to articles/pages (for example, changes to notes that provide substantial new information/corrections) and new photos. It does not include new photos added to "gallery" pages, minor alterations to data on established pages and correction of typos. Changes in those categories are too numerous to conveniently list.

The most recent changes are at the top and are grouped by month. The links are to the species pages while the comments indicate the nature of the change or give the title of the secondary page that was added or expanded.




Phanerophthalmus sp. #1 changed to Phanerophthalmus perpalidus

Phanerophthalmus smaragdinus changed to Phanerophthalmus cf. paulayi

Phanerophthalmus cf. albocollaris changed to Phanerophthalmus anettae

Pteraeolidia semperi--with egg mass (2nd photo)

Mourgona sp. #1--young, atypical

Stiliger sp. #5--irregular branches

Stiliger sp. #6--new photo

Creseis acicula changed to Creseis clava

Lobiger cf. souverbii changed to Lobiger viridis


Dermatobranchus sp. #1 changed to Dermatobranchus cf. piperoides

Hypselodoris violabranchia--atypical rhinophore

Tylodinoidea changed to Umbraculoidea

Thorunna kahuna--extra rhinophores

Polybranchia orientalis split into Polybranchia jensenae & Polybranchia samanthae--new species

Mourgona(?) sp. #3--new species

Mourgona sp. #2--new species

Cyerce nigricans--new species page
Flabellina sp. #1 changed to Samla sp. #1

Flabellina cf. rubropurpurata changed to Samla cf. rubropurpurata

Flabellina bicolor changed to Samla bicolor

Samlidae split out of Flabellinidae

Micromelo undatum changed to Micromelo undatus

Hypselodoris peasei--young (2nd photo)

Hypselodoris bertschi--young (new photo)

Nakamigawaia sp. #1 changed to Nakamigawaia spiralis

Cyerce sp. #1 changed to Mourgona sp. #1

Gastropteron sp  #2 changed to Gastropteron minutum

Siphopteron pohnpei changed to Sagaminopteron pohnpei

Bulbaeolidia sp. #1 changed to Bulbaeolidia paulae

Jorunna funebris--young


Niparaya cf. regiscorona--rust

Nakamigawaia sp. #2--new photo, side, "tails," black (new photo) & trio crawling

Goniobranchus vibratus--egg mass (3rd photo)


Hexabranchus pulchellus--with shrimp & dark

Peltodoris fellowsi--on food sponge (2nd photo)

Ardeadoris angustolutea--young

Hypselodoris peasei--underside (2nd photo)

Samla cf. rubropurpurata--new photo

Unidentified Discodorid #18--new species


Hypselodoris violabranchia--young

Phyllidiella pustulosa--young

Micromelo undatus--in situ

Phyllidia polkadotsa--feeding (2nd photo)

Tambja morosa--mating (2nd photo)


Halgerda terramtuentis--mating (new 2nd photo)

Goniobranchus sp. #5--resting

Allochroa layardi--hairs (Pulmonate Addendum)


Thuridilla sp. #3--side & parapodia (new photo)

Miamira sinuata--branchia


Gymnodoris sp. #7--underside

Retusa sp. #2--extensive granules

Phyllodesmium sp. #1--egg masses (2nd photo)


Julia exquisita--side of head

Elysia nealae--underside

Runcina sp. #1--brown

Gymnodoris okinawae--side

Facelinella semidecora--underside

Limenandra confusa--underside

Elysia sp. #6--underside

Elysia lobata--underside

Thuridilla neona--side & underside (new photo)

Tenellia lugubris--feeding damage (2nd photo)

Mourgona sp. #1--side & underside (2nd photo)

Costasiella sp. #1--underside & side

Samla cf. rubropurpurata--other animals (1st photo)


Acteocina sp. #2--side

Acteocina sp. #1--underside (new photo), 2nd animal (new photo) & side


Pleurobranchus grandis--cream spots

Discodoris lilacina--underside (2nd photo)

Stiliger sp. #13--new species

Retusa sp. #2--new photos, shell sculpture & young

Pteraeolidia semperi--mating (2nd photo)


Pontohedyle sp. #1--new species (Pulmonate Addendum)

Paraganitus sp. #1--new species (Pulmonate Addendum)

Microhedyle sp. #1--new species (Pulmonate Addendum)

Rhodope sp. #2--new species (Lower Heterobranch Addendum)

Rhodope sp. #1--new species (Lower Heterobranch Addendum)

Helminthope sp. #1--new species (Lower Heterobranch Addendum)

Gymnodoris sp. #9--new species

Embletonia gracilis--young

Philine sp. #5--new species

Philine sp. #4--new species
Pseudovermis sp. #1--new species

Migaya sp. #1 changed to Nakamigawaia spiralis

Migaya sp. #2 changed to Nakamigawaia sp. #2
Philinopsis pilsbryi changed to Tubulophilinopsis pilsbryi
Philinopsis sp. #1 changed to Tubulophilinopsis sp. #1

Philinopsis sp. #3 changed to Spinoaglaja(?) sp. #3

Philinopsis orientalis changed to Spinoaglaja orientalis

Chelidonura(?) sp. #4 changed to Biuve sp. #4

Chelidonura sp. #5 changed to Chelidonura(?) sp. #5

Chelidonura fulvipunctata changed to Biuve cf. fulvipunctata

Aglaja regiscorona changed to Niparaya cf. regiscorona



Tambja limaciformis changed to Martadoris limaciformis

Tambja amakusana changed to Martadoris amakusana

Chelidonura sp. #6--new species
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