Small aeolid nudibranch found in precoralligenous
biocoenosis. The base colour is whitish to very pale
violet. This species feeds on hydroids belonging to
Eudendrium sp. and may be found in summer close to
Propodial tentacles: Present, pale violet coloured to
whitish, recurved. Oral tentacles: Present, pale violet tinge with white
tips, rugose. Rhinophores: Pale violet tinge with white tips, rugose,
very long. Cerata: Orange to orange red in colour with white tips,
joined at the base. Foot: Colourless without any appendages.
Size range: 5-14mm. Common.
Specific characteristics: This species is easy to
distinguish from related species by the presence of two
dark spots (jaws) just before the rhinophores.