Archidoris odhneri
(MacFarland, 1966)

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Dorididae


Alaska to California.


California. Photo: Clinton Bauder.

The body is of a uniform colour, usually white, but Behren's reports a yellow colour form from Puget Sound and British Columbia. Grows to 20cm.

See Clinton Bauder's message comparing this species and Archidoris montereyensis.

Archidoris odhneri or Doris odhneri? - see message #20329.

  • MacFarland, F.M. (1966) Studies of opisthobranchiate mollusks of the Pacific coast of North America. Memoirs of the California Academy of Sciences, 6: 1-546.
Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (October 12) Archidoris odhneri (MacFarland, 1966). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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