Report on new record of sea slug nudibranch species Cadlinella subornatissima (Gastropoda: Chromodorididae) from Korean waters

Daewui Jung, Mohiuddin Gazi and Joong-Ki Park
Graduate Program in Cell Biology and Genetics, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 361-763, Korea Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju 361-763, Korea

A chromodorid nudibranch species Cadlinella subornatissima Baba, 1996 (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae) is newly recorded from Korean water. In this report, detailed external morphology is provided with its colored illustrations. This species is morphologically distinguished from other congeneric species by the following characteristics: the tip of dorsal papillae is pointed with pink pigment; yellow dorsal marking on central dorsum without mantle margin. The Korean chromodorid nudibranchs are composed of 19 species of 10 genera, including Cadlinella subornatissima which is firstly reported in the present study.

  
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