Tropical Indo-West Pacific.
Solitary Islands, Coffs Harbour Region, northern New South Wales, March 1987. 10mm. PHOTO: Bill Rudman.
A small polycerid, growing to about 15mm. It is yellow and covered in pointed black papillae. There are three gills. It feeds on a greyish green arborescent bryozoan. See message below for discussion on variation in rhinophore and gill colour from pale yellow to black.
• Baba, K. (1949) Opisthobranchia of Sagami Bay. Iwanami Shoten, Tokyo. 211pp + pls.
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (October 24) Crimora lutea Baba, 1949. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/crimlute