UPPER: Solitary Is., northern New South Wales, April 1987.
LOWER: Close-up of left side of head showing yellow dendritic mantle glands.
PHOTOS: Bill Rudman.
There are many red and orange-spotted species of chromodorid in New South Wales and southeastern Australia. I have discussed this example of mimicry on a separate page.
• Rudman, W.B. (1983a) The Chromodorididae (Opisthobranchia: Mollusca) of the Indo-West Pacific: Chromodoris splendida, C. aspersa and Hypselodoris placida colour groups. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 78: 105-173.
• Rudman, W.B. (1991) Purpose in Pattern: the evolution of colour in chromodorid nudibranchs. Journal of Molluscan Studies, 57, (T.E. Thompson Memorial Issue): 5-21.
Rudman, W.B., 1999 (June 3) Chromodoris loringi (Angas, 1864). [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from http://www.seaslugforum.net/factsheet/chrolori
Chromodoris loringi from Port Stephens, NSW
From: L. & D. Atkinson, October 27, 2005
Chromodoris loringi from Botany Bay
From: Allan Saben, December 3, 2002
Chromodoris loringi from Sydney
From: Des Paroz, July 8, 1999