Paradoris cf. liturata

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Discodorididae


Egypt, Red Sea, 1997. Photo: Michael Shroedl.

Note added 5 March 2007: This species was previously on the Forum as Doris? sp. 3.

This apparently unnamed dorid is another mimic of a phyllidiid. It has a resemblance to Phyllidiopis dautzenbergi, which is endemic to the Red Sea. It is possibly a form of Paradoris liturata.

See phyllidiid mimics for links to other examples of nudibranchs mimicking phyllidiids.

Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2007 (March 1) Paradoris cf. liturata [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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