Chromodoris hamiltoni

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Chromodoris hamiltoni
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The nudibranch Chromodoris hamiltoni, Pemba Island, Tanzania.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Chromodoris
Species: C. hamiltoni
Binomial name
Chromodoris hamiltoni
Rudman, 1977[1]

Chromodoris hamiltoni is a species of colourful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusc in the family Chromodorididae.[2][3]


This species was described from Tanzania. It has been reported from Mozambique, South Africa, Madagascar and Réunion.[4]


  1. ^ Rudman, W. B. (1977). Chromodorid opisthobranch Mollusca from East Africa and the tropical West Pacific. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 61: 351-397.
  2. ^ Caballer, M. (2015). Chromodoris hamiltoni Rudman, 1977. In: MolluscaBase (2015). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species on 2015-12-06
  3. ^ Bouchet P. & Rocroi J.-P. (Ed.); Frýda J., Hausdorf B., Ponder W., Valdes A. & Warén A. 2005. Classification and nomenclator of gastropod families. Malacologia: International Journal of Malacology, 47(1-2). ConchBooks: Hackenheim, Germany. ISBN 3-925919-72-4. ISSN 0076-2997. 397 pp.
  4. ^ Rudman, W.B., 2000 (February 8) Chromodoris hamiltoni Rudman, 1977. [In] Sea Slug Forum. Australian Museum, Sydney.