Neodoris chrysoderma
(Angas, 1864)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dorididae


Southern Australia from New South Wales to Western Australia.


UPPER: Coffs Harbour region, New South Wales, December 1990, on food sponge, 30mm long.
LOWER: Solitary Islands, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, March 1988, 14mm long. PHOTOS: Bill Rudman.

Relatively common sublittoral dorid in temperate Australian waters. background colour can range from bright yellow to a quite pale cream colour. Always with rounded white pustules. Grows to about 30mm.

• Angas, G.F. (1864). Description d'espèces nouvelles appartenant à plusieurs genres de Mollusques Nudibranches des environs de Port-Jackson (Nouvelles-Galles du Sud), accompagnée de dessins faits d'après nature. Journal de Conchyliologie, 12: 43-70

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (September 29) Neodoris chrysoderma (Angas, 1864). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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