Paradoris sp. 2

Suborder: DORIDINA
Family: Discodorididae


Known at present from the Philippines and Indonesia


Batangas, Philippines, May 2001. Length approx 5 mm. Photo: M.D. Miller.

This pale yellow species has a series of black lines running out to the mantle edge across the mantle skirt. The inner end of each line widens into an irregular spot. The rhinophore club is black and there is black on the upper part of each gill. Like other species of paradoris, the mantle tissue is packed full of opaque whitish spherules. This species has been recognised by Dayrat (2006) as Paradoris sp. C. It has imilarities to Paradoris sp. 1 which has a pattern of black lines.

  • Dayrat, B. (2006) A taxonomic revision of Paradoris sea slugs (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Nudibranchia, Doridina). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 147 (2): 125-238.
Authorship details
Rudman, W.B., 2007 (March 1) Paradoris sp. 2 [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney. Available from

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