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A report of four unrecorded species of opisthobranch molluscs from Korea

  • Jung, Daewui (Department of Life Science, Sangmyung University) ;
  • Lee, Jongrak (Marine Biodiversity Research Institute, INTHESEA KOREA Inc.) ;
  • Kim, Chang-Bae (Department of Life Science, Sangmyung University)
  • Received : 2013.08.26
  • Accepted : 2014.01.27
  • Published : 2014.02.28

Abstract

Four species of opisthobranch molluscs collected from Jeju Island were identified as Pleurobranchus peronii Cuvier, 1804, Pleurobranchus weberi (Bergh, 1905), Aplysiopsis nigra (Baba, 1949) and Stiliger aureomarginatus Jensen, 1993. All of the species and genera examined here are new to Korea. Pleurobranchus peronii and P. weberi were easily distinguished to each species by dorsal tubercles and markings. In this report, we provided descriptions and photographs of these species for identification.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources (NIBR)

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