species: Glossodoris pallida in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Glossodoris pallida
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Chromodorididae
Genus Glossodoris
Species Glossodoris pallida



Distinguishing features

Grey/white with a pale yellow border and a distinct opaque brighter white patch centrally.


  • Up to 4 cm (length according to Coleman (2001))


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Coleman, N. (2008). Nudibranchs Encyclopedia: Catalogue of Asia/ Indo-Pacific Sea Slugs Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic, Springwood, Qld.
  • 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.