Body shape slug-like with gill structures visible as multiple projections along the sides body. Pattern includes shades or colours of white, red, and/or brown. Animal up to 1 cm long.
This is one of many dotid nudibranch species worldwide. They all feed on and lay eggs in winding wavy ribbons on hydroids. There are a number of Doto nudibranchs in Victoria that are yet to be named.
Near or on hydroids under rocks or crawling about on algal tips, to depth of 95 m.
New Zealand, Japan, Brazil and Caribbean. Tasmanian and Victoria.
Recorded in Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed