species: Coryphellina exoptata in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Coryphellina exoptata

©James Mellor: Coryphellina exoptata around 1.5cm long, found at North Point, Lizard Island.

©Barbara Banks: Coryphellina exoptata at Lizard Island, about 25mm long

©Barbara Banks: Coryphellina exoptata at Lizard Island, about 25 mm long
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Flabellinidae
Genus Coryphellina
Species Coryphellina exoptata



Distinguishing features

Papillate orange rhinophores are distinctive.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • 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.