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Chromodoris dianae

Gosliner & Behrens, 1998


Malida Alcazar Chromodoris Dianae - Anilao, Philippines

Yutaka Takizawa Very nice shot....(^。^)

Malida Alcazar Thanks Yutaka Takizawa

Giorgio Cavallaro (Y) (Y)

Message posted on UWphotographers on 15 Sep 2013
Gero Rinaldo nudibranch (Chromodoris dianae) - Lembeh strait (north sulawesi) Sony DSC WX1, f/5.6, 1/200sec., ISO 200

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Gero Rinaldo Chromodoris dianae - Manado (north sulawesi) Sony DSC WX1, f/5.6, 1/250 sec., ISO 400

Scubashooters Dot Net Molto Bella… :)

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Malida Alcazar Chromodoris Dianae - Anilao, Philippines

Ron Silver :-D

Malida Alcazar Thanks for ID Ron Silver :)

Robin Jaclyn Soong gorgeous

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Gero Rinaldo nudibranch (Chromodoris dianae) - Lembeh strait (north sulawesi) Sony DSC WX1, f/5.6, 1/200sec., ISO 200

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Gero Rinaldo Chromodoris dianae - Manado (north sulawesi) Sony DSC WX1, f/5.6, 1/250 sec., ISO 400

Maria Ghelia Bellissima!

Message posted on UWphotographers on 11 Dec 2012
Gero Rinaldo Chromodoris dianae - Manado (NOrth Sulawesi) Sony DSC WX1, f/5.6, 1/200 sec., iso 400

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Jose Maria Abad Ortega Chromodoris dianae Bangka Island Nort Sulawesi Nikon D200 Sigma 105 Inon Z240X2 f:32 1/100

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Malida Alcazar A Nudi - Anilao, Philippines

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Yutaka Takizawa Nice shot....(^。^)

Ajiex Dharma Nice!!

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Rafi Amar ID Please Palau depth 15 m

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Fairuz Zainal Aarif U go to Palau just to look for Nudi?

Rafi Amar Thanks!!

Rafi Amar Not just For Nodis ... But even for them :-)

Hans-Gert Broeder Chromodoris nudybranch Nonesmokers, 4 different intact lungs Bunaken,Sulawesi,Indonesia, Bunaken Islands Nikon D 800 , Micro 105, 1/250,f 11, sea and sea ys-d 1

Greotti Cesare Chromodoris dianae

Ron Silver The nudi in the middle is C. diane, the nudi on the right is C. willani, and the two nudis on the left are C. lochi.

Yutaka Takizawa Very nice shot....(^。^)

Heike Prell Schön,vier Schneckchen auf einen Streich :-)

Giorgio Cavallaro (Y) (Y)

Hans-Gert Broeder Thank you so much Yutaka Takizawa

Hans-Gert Broeder Thank's Ron and Greotti

Hans-Gert Broeder Ja danke Heike, war auch schoen schwer, sie alle gleichzeitig einigermassen scharf zu erfassen

Heike Prell Haste echt jut jemacht...weiter so !!!

John Paul Connor Splendide

Message posted on UWphotographers on 15 Sep 2013
Ex Liao at punta engano, 45ft in depth, 2cm long...

Jim Anderson Chromodoris dianae

Malida Alcazar Nudibranch - Anilao, Philippines

Ron Silver Chromodoris elisabethina

Marli Wakeling I beleive that this is thought to be a colour morph of Chromodoris dianae.

Ron Silver I'm not so sure about that. C. dianae does not have an unbroken black band.

Marli Wakeling I know; the scientists are still duking it out on this one. I usually call it Chromodoris sp., but I was corrected the last time I posted it.

Ron Silver :-D

Marli Wakeling I've even seen this called C. lochi.

Message posted on NUDIBRANCH LOVERS on 15 Oct 2013
Malida Alcazar LOOK UP - ANILAO, PHILIPPINES

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Yutaka Takizawa Very nice shot.....(^。^)

Bedirnam Yilmaz Muhteşem.. ! 󾇉 󾆽 󾇅.. !

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Rumeau Yann Christian Mabul siland canon 1000D f14-iso100-1/200

Yutaka Takizawa Very nice shot.....(^。^)

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Bedirnam Yilmaz Muhteşem.. ! 󾇉 󾆽 󾇅.. !

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Malida Alcazar Anilao, Philippines

Suria Nataadmadja Common subject with new composition, very nice Malida Alcazar :-)

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Message posted on NUDIBRANCH LOVERS on 19 Sep 2013
Malida Alcazar Look up!! - Anilao, Philippines

Yutaka Takizawa Very nice shot.....(^。^)

Stuart Pearce Beauty :)

Malida Alcazar Thanks Yutaka, Stuart :)

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Ernst Andres Great :-) (Y)

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 16 Sep 2013
Imade Widana Today at Ferry Channel Padangbai with G12

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Imade Widana Thanks Ron

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 27 Aug 2013
Ahmet Yay Chromodoris sp., Anilao Canon 600 D - Canon 60 mm macro - 2xYS-D1 Flash Subsee + 10 - 1/100, f:16, Asa:100

Tom Hobock Ahmet,the hand of god moves in your photos,amazed and touched by your work.it is with wonder I look at its Beauty.My spirt is moved. Tanks Tom

Mark Springs Great shot

Ahmet Yay Thank you very much Tom Hobock, Mark Springs.

Ron Silver Chromodoris dianae

Message posted on The Global Diving Community on 21 Aug 2013
Jon Chamberlain Chromodoris annae or Chromodoris dianae? Found at 10m, Hoga, Wakatobi, Indonesia. It has the speckled blue mantle, think dark lines and orange mantle spots indicative of C. dianae but the rhinophores and gills are completely orange more indicative of C. lochi. Any thoughts?

Blogie Robillo If not C. dianae then maybe C. michaeli (but definitely not C. annae).

Jon Chamberlain Sorry I meant C. lochi not C. annae

Jon Chamberlain Excellent suggestion, definitely looks most like C. michaeli having had a look on SSF and nudipixel

Marli Wakeling This is a colour form of C. dianae.

Bernard Picton The two colour forms of C. dianae are probably separate species. Unfortunately both are included in the original description so this will make it difficult to say which one gets the name C. dianae. There is a good thread on SSForum re. this.

Gary Cobb Agreed!

Bedirnam Yilmaz Muhteşem.. !

Ryan Pearson Chromodoris dianae???

Blogie Robillo Looks like Chromodoris willani, but C. willani is supposed to have specked rhinophores & gills...

Erwin Koehler I guess Chromodoris annae Bergh, 1877, hard to tell from that angle, the small dark blue spots on sky blue are distinctive

Mactan Cebu Scuba Chromodoris dianae Depth: 15m Cebu, Philippines

Blogie Robillo Pure love <3

Mactan Cebu Scuba Have a great day, ... Blogie Robillo Jun V Lao Kathrin Hachenberg Patrick De Becker Roy Arthur David Lontoh Ashley Missen

Blogie Robillo Chromodoris dianae, 2cm, 68 20m depth, 11 Feb 2012, Coral Gardens dive site, Talikud Island, Samal, Philippines.

Blogie Robillo Sorry, I meant to post "68ft / 20m depth" :)

Mark Farrer stunning

Blogie Robillo Sorry, this apparently isn't C. dianae. It's Chromodoris michaeli.

Blogie Robillo Which one is this, Chromodoris dianae or Chromodoris michaeli? Photo taken at a depth of 21m. Length: 2.5cm.

Roy Arthur David Lontoh Chromodoris sp.

Blogie Robillo Really? Undescribed? :(

Gary Cobb Where was is animal found??!

Gary Cobb This is Chromodoris michaeli Gosliner & Behrens, 1998

Blogie Robillo Gary, what makes this C. michaeli? I can't seem to differentiate it from C. dianae with any authority...

Blogie Robillo Thanks for the ID, Gary Cobb! I spotted it at a depth of 21m, size about 2.5cm. It was last 11 February 2012, at a dive site called Coral Gardens, off the eastern coast of Talikud Island, Davao Gulf, Philippines.

Kati Burg ID help, please. Chromodoris sp.? found at 10 meters, about 5 cm long, Romblon Island, Philippines

Brian Perry Looks like a Chromodoris Dianae (Diana's Chromodoris), PAge 324 in Humann Reef Creature ID Tropical Pacific.

Blogie Robillo A strange-looking C. dianae... Or could it be C. michaeli?

Bernard Picton Those orange spots at the edge, with a bit of black, are certainly C. dianae. The overall appearance is odd though and we should not assume that it is impossible to get a few hybrid individuals. Cross species mating has been observed; see Behrens, Nudibranch behaviour, p.114.

Kati Burg Thank you!



Gary Cobb This is Chromodoris dianae

Daniel Geary Tan-Awan, Cebu, Philippines. 30 m depth, ~30mm

Blogie Robillo Chromodoris dianae, I think.

Gary Cobb Correct ID Blogie!

Daniel Geary thanks guys

Josh Milligan

Gary Cobb This is Chromodoris dianae Gosliner & Behrens, 1998

Josh Milligan I know what it is, I just didn't label it. I was showing it for the beauty of it is all.

Gary Cobb Yes it is a beautiful species Josh nice photo. Lots of people have put photos on and no info...info like location and size is good info for those that don't know (name only if they know). In this group we share info on nudibranchs...photos are nice!

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Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Mollusca (Phylum)
    Gastropoda (Class)
      Heterobranchia (Subclass)
        Opisthobranchia (Infraclass)
          Nudibranchia (Order)
            Euctenidiacea (Suborder)
              Doridacea (Infraorder)
                Doridoidea (Superfamily)
                  Chromodorididae (Family)
                    Chromodoris (Genus)
                      Chromodoris dianae (Species)
Associated Species