Medium sized aeolid nudibranch found generally on
Eudendrium sp. hydroids. The base colour is violet with
red cerata and can be superficially confused with
Flabellina pedata. Common in summer months.
Propodial tentacles: Present, violet with white tips,
slightly recurved. Oral tentacles: Present, white tipped, rugose. Rhinophores: Violet with white tips, distinctly lamellate. Cerata: Thin, distinctly red, with white tip and a
subterminal purple ring. Foot: Pale violet, without appendages.
Size range: 20-30mm. Common.
Specific characteristics: This species is easy to
distinguish from related species by its colouration and