Baba & Abe, 1970
Described from Japan. New records published here from the Great Barrier Reef, and east Africa suggest this species has a wide Indo-West Pacific distribution.
Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia., under a dead coral slab at the reef crest, December 1997, 4 mm long alive. PHOTO: Julie Marshall.
This small species is characterised by the arrangement of the cerata into an anterior and a posterior cluster. See Julie Marshall's photos and my drawings below.
• Baba, K. & Abe, T. (1970). Two new species of Janolidae from Toyama Bay, Japan (Gastropoda: Nudibranchia). The Veliger, 13(1): 63-66
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (July 1) Janolus mirabilis Baba & Abe, 1970. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/janomira