Hypselodoris infucata

Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831)

Hypselodoris infucata (Beirut, Lebanon) by Sonja Ooms
Class: Gastropoda  Cuvier, 1797
Subclass: Heterobranchia  J.E. Gray, 1840
Clade: Euthyneura  Spengel, 1881
Clade: Nudipleura  Wägele & Willan, 2000
Order: Nudibranchia  Cuvier, 1817
Suborder: Euctenidiacea  Tardy, 1970
Infraorder: Doridacea  Thiele, 1931
Superfamily: Doridoidea  Rafinesque, 1815
Family: Chromodorididae  Bergh, 1891
Genus: Hypselodoris  Stimpson, 1855
Species: Hypselodoris infucata (Rüppell & Leuckart, 1831) [Doris]


  • Chromodoris diardii (Kelaart, 1859)
  • Chromodoris runcinata Bergh, 1877
  • Doris infucata Rüppell & Leuckart, 1830 (original)
  • Glossodoris runcinata (Bergh, 1877)




  • Hypselodoris. From Greek “hypsos”, height, high + “doras”, Greek for skin, also Doris, a sea nymph in Greek mythology, wife of Nereus, nymph of the waters and mother of Nereids.
  • Infucata. From Latin “infucatus”, Colored, painted.


Known georeferenced records of the species: Hypselodoris infucata (z-200).
: GROC 2010-2011 : VIMAR
: Enric Madrenas : Manuel Ballesteros.
: João Pedro Silva : M@re Nostrum
: Bernard Picton : Other sources
: GBIF.ORG : Marine Regions


        Western Mediterranean:0 Stars
        Eastern Mediterranean:0.0 Stars
        Atlantic Ocean:0.0 Stars
This chart displays the observation probability for Hypselodoris infucata
based on our own records.

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Bibliography based on the works by Steve Long, 2006. Bibliography of Opisthobranchia 1554-2000 and Gary McDonald, 2009. Bibliographia Nudibranchia, with later updates from other resources.

Further reading

Cite this article as:

Ballesteros, Manuel, Enric Madrenas, Miquel Pontes et al. (2012-2017) "Hypselodoris infucata" in OPK-Opistobranquis, Published: 19/09/2014, Accessed: 19/10/2017 at (http://opistobranquis.info/en/SDygN)

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