Diaphorodoris lirulatocauda
Millen, 1985

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Onchidorididae


Alaska to Baja California, Mexico.


Bowyer Island, Howe Sound, near Vancouver, British Columbia, [Canada] at 40 feet. Approx 8mm. Photo: Marli Wakeling.

Distinguished from other sympatric onchidoridiids by the long rhinophores, and long tapering dorsal papillae.

• Bertsch, H. & Willan, R.C. 1986. Occurrence of the nudibranch Diaphorodoris
in northwest Mexico. The Festivus, 18(10): 145.
• Millen, S.V. 1985. The nudibranch genera Onchidoris and Diaphorodoris (Mollusca, Opisthobranchia) in the northeastern Pacific. The Veliger, 28(1): 80-93.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (March 10) Diaphorodoris lirulatocauda Millen, 1985. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/diapliru

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