Chromodoris buchananae
Gosliner & Behrens, 2000

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Known only from northern New South Wales, Australia.


South Solitary Island, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia. December 1997. PHOTO: Carol Buchanan.

Note: From 16 March 1999 until 18 Jan 2001 this species was listed on the Forum as Chromodoris sp. 4.

• Gosliner, T.M. and D.W. Behrens. (2000) Two new species of Chromodorididae (Mollusca: Nudibranchia) from the tropical Indo-Pacific, with a redescription of Hypselodoris dollfusi (Pruvot-Fol, 1993). Proc. California Academy of Sciences, 52(10): 111-124, 7 figs.

See Carol Buchanan's message below.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2001 (January 18) Chromodoris buchananae Gosliner & Behrens, 2000. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

Related messages

  1. Chromodoris sp. 4 is now C. buchananae
    From: David W. Behrens, January 19, 2001
  2. Unknown chromodorid from New South Wales
    From: Carol Buchanan, March 16, 1999

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