Chromodoris norrisi
Farmer, 1963

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Chromodorididae


Tropical East Pacific - Mexico, Costa Rica.


Islas Marietas, north of Bahia de Banderas, Pacific Coast of Mexico. Under a rock - 31 feet deep. Length: 11mm. May 5th, 2002 Photo: Alicia Hermosillo

White body sometimes with a faint purplish tinge on the notum between the rhinophores and gills. Notum edged with irregular orange dashes. Surface of notum covered many purple or reddish dots and interspersed with lighter and darker yellow dots of varying sizes. Rhinophores largely white, except for the upper half of the club which is sometimes deep orange-red except for a white tip.

• Bertsch, H. (1978). The Chromodoridinae Nudibranchs from the Pacific Coast of America – Part II. The genus Chromodoris. The Veliger, 20(4): 307-327.

See Jeff Goddard's message.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2000 (October 10) Chromodoris norrisi Farmer, 1963. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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