Dorid Nudibranchs

Dorid Nudibranchs

  • Dorids (clades Anthobranchia, Doridacea, Doridoidea)
  • recognised by branchial (gill) plume
  • It forms a cluster on the posterior of the body
  • They breathe with the branchial plume, which projects from their anus
  • Fringes on the mantle do not contain any intestines

 

Family:    Chromodorididae

Ceratosoma brevicaudatum  (Abraham, 1876)

Short-tailed Nudibranch

Ceratosoma brevicaudatum

 

 

Chromodoris alternata

Chromodoris alternata

 

 

Chromodoris tinctorial   (Ruppell & Leuckart, 1828)

Meshed chromodoris

Chromodoris tinctorial

 

Goniobranchus epicurius

Goniobranchus epicurius

Goniobranchus epicurius

Discodoris Paroa

Discodoris paroa

 

Family: Polyceridae

Tambja dracomus    (Willan & Y.-W. Chang, 2017)

Tambja dracomus

 

Tambja verconis     (Basedow & Hedley, 1905)

Tambja verconis

Gymodoris alba

Gymnodoris alba

 

 

Polycera hedgpathi    (Er. Marcus, 1964)

Polycera hedgpethi

 

 

 

Kaloplocamus ramosus (Cantraine,1835)

Kaloplocamus ramosus

Photo by Paul Sorensen

Kaloplocamus ramosus

Photo by Paul Sorensen

 

 

Non Victorian Nudibranchs

Chromodoris lochi    (Rudman, 1982)

Loch's Chomodoris  

Chromodoris lochi

 

 

Chromodoris willani   

Willan's Chormodoris

Chromodoris willani