Detail of rhinophores
Felimida luteorosea = Chromodoris luteorosea
Felimida luteorosea = Chromodoris luteorosea
Detail of oral tentacles
Felimida luteorosea (Rapp, 1827)
Felimida luteorosea is a small colourful dorid nudibranch. It is coloured a bright to dull purple with large, bright to dull yellow, rounded spots on its notum as well as a yellow line along the margin. This nudibranch is very distinct and easily identified in the field.

Oral tentacles: 2 in number, very short, purple.
Rhinophores: Bluish purple to reddish purple, lamellate, retractile.
Gills: Present, pale in colour, unipinnate.
Foot: Purple without any appendages.

Size range: 18-21mm. Uncommon.

Specific characteristics: This species is easy to distinguish in the field by its pattern and colouration.

Identification by Dr. A. Perrone as
Chromodoris luteorosea
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Detail of rhinophores (upper photo) and
oral tentacles (lower photo)
18mm Zonqor Reef 17m depth 30/07/93
Marine species
18mm Zonqor Reef 17m depth 30/07/93