Hypselodoris infucata

Scientific name Hypselodoris infucata
Descriptor Rüppel & Leuckart
Year of description 1831
IUCN category NE
Family Chromodorididae
Genus Hypselodoris
Hypselodoris infucata Hypselodoris infucata


Hypselodoris infucata is a salt water mollusc.

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Who is it?


  • Type
  • Size
    55 - 70 cm
  • Chromatophores
  • Motif
  • Type
  • Size
    55 - 70 cm
  • Chromatophores
  • Motif

How to recognize Hypselodoris infucata ?

Hypselodoris infucata measures between 55 and 70 cm. This mollusc is multicolore with a predominantly rouge, jaune, bleu and beige body. The also has jaune, bleu and noir tasks.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • Sociability
  • Way of living
  • Venomous
  • Diet

Hypselodoris infucata is a mollusc solitary naturally found on the bottom. This species is carnivorous .

n general, this species does not care much about other animals crossing its path.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui forme des rubans d'œufs

Hypselodoris infucata is a mollusc ovipare qui forme des rubans d'œufs.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    20 - 28 °C
  • Depth
    3 - 20 m
  • Environment
    Free benthic

Biotope presentation

Hypselodoris infucata is most often found at a depth between 3m and 20m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

Species of the same biotope

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Bibliographic references

Nudibranchs of the World - - 0. , Rudie H. Kuiter

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