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.




Aplysia pulmonica changed to Aplysia sp. #1

Aplysia dactylomela changed to Aplysia argus

Pleurobranchus grandis--transitional (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus peroni--dark (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus varians--dark (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus peroni--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 sp. #2--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


Limulatys muscarius--shell (2nd photo)

Clio cuspidata--new species

Phylliroe bucephala--new species

Plocamopherus maculatus--side (2nd photo)

Phyllodesmium sp. #1--pale

Cliopsis krohni--new species


Cuthona sp. # 22--new species (split from Cuthona pinnifera)

Hallaxa iju--brown (2nd photo)

Runcina sp. #2--new species (split from Runcina sp. #1)

Hypselodoris imperialis--young (first 2 photos)

Chromodoris sp. #2--marginal glands

Phyllidiopsis loricata--dusky rhinophores

Noumea sp. #4--feeding (2nd photo)

Unidentified Pleurobranchid #3--new species

Unidentified Dorid #14 changed to Unidentified Dendrodorid #14

Unidentified dorid #17 changed to Unidentified Discodorid #17

Unidentified Aeolid #21 lumped with Caloria sp. #1

Unidentified Aeolid #3 lumped with Anteaeolidiella cf. takanosimensis

Philine sp. #4 changed to Philine pittmani

Eubranchus sp. #8--new species

Phyllodesmium poindimiei--resting


Caloria sp. #1--feeding

Ceratosoma sp. #2--side (1st photo)

Cuthona sp. #5--side

Umbraculum sp. #3--new species (split from Umbraculum umbraculum)

Umbraculum umbraculum changed to Umbraculum sp. #2

Dendrodoris sp. #8--new species (split from Dendrodoris elongata)

Thuridilla carlsoni--egg mass (3rd photo)

Hamineobulla(?) kawamurai--in situ

Pleurobranchus forskalii--side

Pleurobranchus varians--young (2nd photo)

Ercolania sp. #3--top

Ercolania sp. #8--2nd view

Thuridilla sp. #3--young (2nd photo)

Elysia pusilla--secreting fluid

Julia sp. #2--on black (2nd photo)

Stylocheilus(?) sp. #1--few papillae

Petalifera ramosa--detail

Phanerophthalmus sp. #1--fully extended

Smaragdinella calyculata--front

Aglaja sp. #3--2nd view

Philine orca--2nd animal

Hiatodoris fellowsi--side (1st photo)

Atagema intecta--branchia

Tambja limaciformis--side

Trapania euryeia--side (2nd photo)

Hallaxa iju--side

Doriopsilla sp. #1--rhinophores

Baeolidia ransoni--2nd animal

Godiva sp. #1--spread cerata

Caloria sp. #2--side & dark

Cratena sp. #1--red cerata bases

Ceratosoma sp. #2--side

Unidentified Haminoeid #2--notes revised

Phestilla lugubris--feeding damage


Thorunna daniellae--young

Facelina sp. #2--slightly contracted & rhinophore detail (2nd photo)

Pteraeolidia ianthina--young

Phyllidia varicosa--young (3rd photo)

Volvatella ventricosa--main photo & pair

Cyerce sp. #1--detail

Cyerce pavonina--underside

Berthella sp. #1--head

Pleurehdera haraldi--with copepod

Janolus toyamensis--on food?

Platydoris formosa--side, rhinophores & branchia

Dermatobranchus sp. #1--2nd animal

Hypselodoris peasei--underside and dark

Doriprismatica atromarginata--dark (new photo)

Thorunna cf. halourga--on blue

Noumea varians--young (2nd photo)

Phyllidia exquisita--more black (1st photo)

Phyllidia scottjohnsoni--2nd animal

Phyllidia sp. #1--gray margin

Colpodaspis thompsoni--side


Caloria indica--side (new photo)

Cuthona sp. #11--with egg mass

genus Lamellaria--revised

Herviera gliriella--main photo & underside

Limenandra sp. #1--broken rings

Elysia flava--young (2nd photo)

Thuridilla multimarginata--young (2nd photo)

Diniatys dentifer--violet (2nd photo)

Dolabrifera dolabrifera--young (2nd photo)

Runcina sp. #2--underside

Psilaxis oxytropis--main photo, underside & crawling

Goniobranchus albopustulosus--underside (new photo)

Marionia hawaiiensis--pale

Unidentified Facelinid #4--side & feeding

Thordisa sp. #14--new species

Trapania euryeia--pale, side, & underside


Dendrodoris denisoni--branchia

Unidentified Haminoeid #15--new species (split from Limulatys muscarius)

Cyerce bourbonica--young

Glossodoris rufomarginata--young

Unidentified Haminoeid #13--egg mass

Cuthona sp. #11--underside

Limulatys muscarius--young (2nd photo)

Hamineobulla(?) kawamurai--young (first 2 photos)

Tayuva lilacina-side & underside

Siphopteron sp. #1--side

Ceratosoma tenue--egg mass (new photos)

Siphopteron flavum--main photo, side & underside

Liloa porcelana--cf. dropped

Atys(?) multistriatus changed to Atys pittmani

Atys(?) sp. #3 changed to Atys ukulele

Carminodoris grandiflora--main photo


Unidentified Haminoeid #2--underside & in situ

Sakuraeolis sp. #1--underside

Eubranchus sp. #5--on black (2nd photo)

Unidentified Haminoeid #3--underside

Liloa curta--underside & young (2nd photo)

Polybranchia orientalis--young (new 3rd photo)

Julia zebra--young

Unidentified Facelinid sp. #3--young

Berthella sp. #1--mating?

Elysia sp. #10--underside & iridescent

Jorunna funebris--new species

Phanerophthalmus sp. #1--young (new photo)

Noumea sp. #4--egg mass (2nd photo)

Tambja amakusana--young, 2 mm

Limulatys muscarius--underside (new photo)

Hancockia sp. #1--young, 2 mm

Lamellaria(?) sp. #3--side & dark


Hexabranchus aureomarginatus--egg mass (2nd photo)

Baeolidia salaamica--egg mass (2nd photo)

Phestilla lugubris--egg mass (2nd photo)

Pleurobranchus forskalii--fecal material & young, 2.5 mm (2nd photo)

Lamellaria sp. #6--2nd animal, underside & side

Flabellina cf. rubropurpurata--2nd animal

Ercolania cf. coerulea--brown flecks

Gymnodoris okinawae--underside

Hydatina amplustre--underside

Thuridilla kathae--underside

Stiliger sp. #10--underside (new photo) & side
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