Trapania pallida
Kress, 1968

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Goniodorididae


Atlantic coast of Europe from Spain to British Isles.


Wembury, Plymouth, England, 31 May 1975. Photo: Bernard Picton

Translucent white with opaque white patches or streaks in the dorsal midline and posterior foot. Also white on oral tentacles, lateral processses, gills and rhinophores. Grows to about 15mm long.

• Kress, A. (1968). Trapania pallida sp. nov. (Opisthobranchia, Gastropoda), a genus new to Britain. Proceedings of the Malacological Society of London 38: 161-165.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (February 8) Trapania pallida Kress, 1968. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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