species: Notodoris gardineri in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Notodoris gardineri

©Barbara Banks: Notodoris gardineri at Lizard Island.

©Barbara Banks: Notodoris gardineri at Lizard Island, possibly laying an egg mass.

©Anne Hoggett: Notodoris gardineri at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Aegiridae
Genus Notodoris
Species Notodoris gardineri



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 10 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Up to 20 m



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is found on coral substrates.

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

Other references

  • Waegele, H., I. Burghardt, N. Anthes, J. Evertsen, A. Klussman-Kolb and G. Brodie (2006). Species diversity of opisthobranch molluscs on Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia, In: Contemporary studies into the systematics and evolution of opisthobranch molluscs, (Eds. G. Brodie, S. Fahey and F.E. Wells), Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 69: 33-59. LIRS catalog number 1036.