species: Tyrannodoris luteolineata in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Tyrannodoris luteolineata

©Anne Hoggett: Tyrannodoris luteolineata off South Island, Lizard Island group.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Polyceridae
Genus Tyrannodoris
Species Tyrannodoris luteolineata

Distinguishing features

Milky green markings between rhinophores; large, downward pointing oral tentacles (Sea Slug Forum accessed 8 Feb 2021, link below).


  • Size data has not been obtained.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

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.