Medium sized chromodorid found in shallow waters
roaming on algae, particularly Cystoseira sp. The animals
appear to feed on any of the variety of hydroids, small
sponges and bryozoa growing near the base of the alga.
The base colour is whitish-pink with white blotches and
small red spots on the body.
Propodial tentacles: Absent Oral tentacles: 2 in number, smooth, white, short Rhinophores: White, lamellate (10 lamellae), with
smooth wider base, retractable. Gills: White, retractile, unipinnate. Foot: Colourless (ventrally) without any appendages,
laterally white with distict small dark red spots, larger
than the notum and protruding from back of notum.
Size range: 13-30mm. Rare.
Specific characteristics: This species is easy to
distinguish from related species by its colouration and
size of red spots. A yellow submarginal band is usually