Asteronotus mimeticus from Lizard Is, north Queensland

January 20, 2003
From: Bill Rudman

In a separate message I note the discovery of two new remarkable dorid mimics. Here is a photograph of one of them, Asterononotus mimeticus, from north Queensland, Australia.

Data: Lizard Is, North Queensland, Australia, 100m off Research Lab on patch reef, 3m, on Carteriospongia, 1 June 1979, AM C115955, 21 mm long alive, PHOTO: W.B.Rudman.

Rudman, W.B., 2003 (Jan 20) Asteronotus mimeticus from Lizard Is, north Queensland. [Message in] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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