Trapania sp. 8

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Goniodorididae


Exmouth Gulf, 18m, Western Australia, Exmouth Gulf, Ningaloo Reef, 09 January 2004, tidal, silty bottom, small coral outcrops, large sponges. Length: 1.5 cms. Photographer: Kristin Anderson

Compare with Trapania aurata and Trapania cf. aurata.

See also discussion [#21438 ] concerning the similarly coloured T. aurata and T. vitta, and message #9599 concerning Trapania sp. 8.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2006 (February 26) Trapania sp. 8 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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