Small to medium sized sacogossan found in shallow
water amongst algae. The body colour is a pale
orange-yellow with darker red brown lines and bands
along the sides, back and foot. The head shows a
typical brown central band with 2 thinner lines passing
near the eyes. The cerata are elongated, similarly
coloured with various lines, bands and other irregularly
shaped markings . White spots are present on the cerata
and body. Rhinophores are present as a short folded but
divided pair, flared at the tips, coloured and patterned
similar to the body.
Size range of specimens: 2-20mm.
Specific characteristics:An uncommon species usually
found on Cladophora and Cystoseira species. The colour
and ceratal ornamentation of this species as well as the
folded but split rhinophores are characteristic for this
species, which is easy to identify.