Caloria elegans is a small and delicate aeolid nudibranch.
Its base colour is a hyaline white with pinkish ceratal
pigment. This nudibranch is small and is easily missed in
Propodial tentacles: Present, short, recurved and with
white superficial pigment. Oral tentacles: Present, long and curved, with white
superficial pigment. Rhinophores: White tipped, shorter than the oral
tentacles and smooth to rough. Cerata: Present, pink to red in colour with a black
sub-terminal ring and white tips. Foot: Transparent without any appendages.
Size range: 4-10mm. Rare.
Specific characteristics: This species is easy to
distinguish in the field by the sub-terminal black ring
(cerata) and the smooth rhinophores.