Species list

Recent Changes

The following includes only newly added species, name changes, newly posted articles, major updates to articles/pages (for example, changes to notes that provide substantial new information/corrections) and new photos. It does not include new photos added to "gallery" pages, minor alterations to data on established pages and correction of typos. Changes in those categories are too numerous to conveniently list.

The most recent changes are at the top and are grouped by month. The links are to the species pages while the comments indicate the nature of the change or give the title of the secondary page that was added or expanded.




Caloria sp. #3--side

Unidentified Facelinid #4 changed to Facelina sp. #4

Thordisa cf. oliva--new species


Gymnodoris sp. #7--new species (split from Gymnodoris alba)

Pteraeolidia ianthina changed to Pteraeolidia semperi


Ardeadoris poliahu--young

Cuthona sp. #4--side

Pteraeolidia semperi--young (2nd photo)

Ceratosoma sp. #2--in situ

Hypselodoris peasei--on food sponge (2nd photo)


Noalda(?) sp. #2 changed to Philine(?) sp. #2

Acteocina sp. #3 moved to Acteocinidae

Acteocina sp. #2 moved to Acteocinidae

Acteocina sp. #1 moved to Acteocinidae

Acteocina sandwicensis moved to Acteocinidae

Acteocina hawaiensis moved to Acteocinidae

Scaphander takedai moved to Scaphandridae

Scaphander pustulosus moved to Scaphandridae

Scaphander alatus moved to Scaphandridae

Colinatys sp. #1 moved to Colinatydidae

Colpodaspis(?) sp. #1 moved to Colpodaspididae

Colpodaspis thompsoni moved to Colpodaspididae

Ventomnestia girardi moved to Mnestiidae

Pleurobranchus cf. peroni changed to Pleurobranchus cf. peronii

Ventomnestia bizona changed to Ventomnestia girardi

Diaphana sp. #1 changed to Colinatys sp. #1

Runcinidae moved to Runcinacea

Dendrodoris denisoni changed to Dendrodoris krusensternii


Marseniopsis sp. #1--possible food (3rd photo)

Dolabella auricularia--possible predation (2nd & 3rd photos)

Doris pecten--young

Flabellina bicolor--white spotted (2nd photo)

Phanerophthalmus sp. #1--young (2nd photo)

Elysia sp. #5--young (2nd photo)

Janolus mirabilis--front

Hypselodoris imperialis--trailing (3rd photo)

Runcina sp. #2--shell & gill and young

Chelidonura hirundinina--underside (2nd photo)

Ardeadoris angustolutea--possible food sponge

Thecacera pacifica--on Halimeda


Atys pittmani--underside

Haminoea ovalis--underside (2nd photo)

Eubranchus sp. #1--underside

Evalea stearnsiella--main photo

Chrysallida cossmanii--main photo & underside

Dendrodoris nigra--underside

Caloria indica--underside & young

Thordisa albomacula--pale (3rd photo)

Glaucus marginatus--new species

Doris nucleola--on food sponge & probable egg mass

Pleurobranchus cf. peronii--cf. reinstated

Nakamigawaia sp. #1 changed to Migaya sp. #1

Nakamigawaia felis changed to Migaya sp. #2


Dendrodoris nigra--tubercles

Ercolania sp. #7--on food alga

Goniobranchus verrieri--underside & side

Pteraeolidia semperi--mating (new photo)

Baeolidia japonica changed to Baeolidia scottjohnsoni

Limenandra sp. #2 changed to Limenandra rosanae

Limenandra sp. #1 changed to Limenandra confusa


Aglaja regiscorona--underside

Dolabella auricularia--predation?

Phyllidia varicosa--mating (new photo)

Lamellaria sp. #5--young (3rd photo) (velutinid addendum)

Marseniopsis sp. #2 lumped with Marseniopsis sp. #1 (velutinid addendum)

Caloria sp. #2--underside & less white

Thordisa albomacula--pale (2nd photo)

Stylocheilus striatus--egg mass

Noumea sp. #5--side (2nd photo)


Aplysia pulmonica changed to Aplysia sp. #1

Aplysia dactylomela changed to Aplysia argus

Pleurobranchus grandis--transitional (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus peronii--dark (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus varians--dark (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus peronii--cf. dropped

Pleurobranchus albiguttatus changed to Pleurobranchus varians


Placida cremoniana--mucous secretion

Goniobranchus(?) sp. #6 changed to Noumea(?) sp. #6

Goniobranchus sp. #2 changed to Chromodoris sp. #2


Thorunna daniellae--on food sponge

Chromodoris aspersa--on food sponge

Hiatodoris fellowsi--on food sponge (2nd photo)

Goniobranchus sp. #1--on food sponge

Hypselodoris violabranchia--feeding & mating

Phyllidiopsis sphingis--on food sponge?

Goniobranchus vibratus--young & feeding (new 1st photo)

Halgerda terramtuentis--mating (2nd photo)

Ardeadoris scottjohnsoni--on food sponge

Ardeadoris poliahu--on food sponge

Herviella mietta--2nd animal

Flabellina rubrolineata--feeding

Berthellina delicata--side

Ardeadoris tomsmithi--on food sponge

Hypselodoris peasei--on food sponge (new photo) & with egg mass

Hypselodoris imperialis--side (1st photo) & feeding (3rd photo)

Phyllidiopsis fissuratus--rhinophore bases

Flabellina exoptata--side, feeding & with egg mass

Goniobranchus albopustulosus--with egg mass & on food sponge?

Jorunna funebris--front, side, with egg mass & with food sponge?



Noumeaella isa--cf. dropped

Bulla peasiana--underside (2nd photo)

Stylocheilus striatus--interrupted lines

Limenandra rosanae--main photo & underside

Hamineobulla(?) kawamurai--underside

Jorunna cf. ramicola--young (1st photo)

Pleurobranchus forskalii--underside (2nd photo) & shell

Caloria sp. #2--side (2nd photo)

Cuthona sp. #13--underside

Melibe engeli--on Halimeda (2nd photo)

Phyllidia varicosa--pale (3rd photo)

Lamellaria sp. #6--shell  (velutinid addendum)

Lamellaria sp. #5--shell  (velutinid addendum)

Noumeaella isa--main photo, resting, underside & cerata autotomized

Stiliger sp. #12--new species (split from Stiliger sp. #4)

Unidentified Velutinid sp. #7--new species  (velutinid addendum)

Lamellaria(?) sp. #4--main photo & underside (velutinid addendum)

Onchidoris cf. depressa--new species

Tambja morosa--notes revised


Aldisa sp. #1--on food sponge (3rd photo)

Halgerda terramtuentis--side

Hypselodoris imperialis--side

Smaragdinella calyculata--more white & underside

Tambja morosa--young & underside (2nd photo)

Philinopsis sp. #1--young & underside (2nd photo)

Unidentified Haminoeid #14--young

Hypselodoris paulinae--young
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