Doris cameroni
(Allan, 1947)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dorididae


Southeastern Australia from northern New South Wales to at least South Australia.


UPPER: Mallacoota, northern Victoria, intertidal - February 1983. 11, 13mm long.
LOWER: West head, Flinders, Western Port Bay, Victoria, March 1986, 10-13mm long.
PHOTOS: Bill Rudman.

Described from a yellow specimen from northern New South Wales, the translucent straw coloured animals photographed are more typically coloured. The dorsum is covered with rounded tubercles, attached to the mantle by a narrower stalk. Each tubercle usually has one black apical spot but sometimes there can be up to three black spots. There are usually two patches of dark brown speckling, one in front of the gills and one just behind the rhinophores. The oral tentacles are flattened and triangular.

• Allan, J.K. (1947) Nudibranchia from the Clarence River Heads, north coast, New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum, 21: 433-463.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (August 13) Doris cameroni (Allan, 1947). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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