Known from east coast of Queensland, Australia, and southern Papua New Guinea.
near Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 24 June 1988. PHOTO: D.J.Brunckhorst.
This is one of a number of species with black lines and an orange border, loosely grouped into the Chromodoris quadricolor colour group. This species is distinguished by the orange or orange-brown lines between the black lines (usually 5 in number) and the orange border which is submarginal.
• Rudman, W.B. (1982). The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: Chromodoris quadricolor, C. lineolata and Hypselodoris nigrolineata colour groups. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 76: 183-241.
Rudman, W.B., 1998 (September 10) Chromodoris colemani Rudman, 1982. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/chrcole
Chromodoris colemani from Sunshine Coast, Queensland
From: Gary Cobb, September 27, 2005
Chromodoris colemani & C. striatella
From: Nishina Masayoshi , October 4, 2001
Chromodoris colemani in the Marshall Is
From: Scott Johnson, August 28, 1999
Chromodoris colemani from Western Australia
From: Clay Bryce, May 30, 1999
Chromodoris colemani from Philippines
From: Erwin Koehler, April 1, 1999
From: Bill Rudman, September 10, 1998