A new species of the nudibranch genus Phyllidia Cuvier, 1797, P. koehleri spec. nov., is described from the Maldive Islands. It is compared with the most similar congeneric species, P. polkadotsa and P. scottjohnsoni. Its colour pattern is convergent with that of five Indo-Pacific Phyllidiopsis species, sharing the habitus of Phyllidiopsis striata.

Nudibranchia, taxonomy, Phyllidiopsis, Opisthobranchia, Indian Ocean, Gastropoda, Phyllidia
Basteria

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Nederlandse Malacologische Vereniging

Antonio S. Perrone. (2000). A new species of Nudibranchia of the genus Phyllidia Cuvier (Gastropoda, Opisthobranchia) from the Maldive Islands. Basteria, 64(4/6), 89–97.