Goniobranchus woodwardae

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Goniobranchus woodwardae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Mollusca
Class: Gastropoda
(unranked): clade Heterobranchia
clade Euthyneura
clade Nudipleura
clade Nudibranchia
Superfamily: Doridoidea
Family: Chromodorididae
Genus: Goniobranchus
Species: G. woodwardae
Binomial name
Goniobranchus woodwardae
(Rudman, 1983)

Chromodoris woodwardae Rudman, 1983 (basionym)

Goniobranchus woodwardae is a species of colorful sea slug, a dorid nudibranch, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Chromodorididae.[1][2]


The length of the body varies between 5 mm and 20 mm.


This marine species occurs off New South Wales, Australia.


  1. ^ a b Bouchet, P. (2012). Goniobranchus woodwardae. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=597378 on 2012-05-08
  2. ^ 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. http://www.vliz.be/Vmdcdata/imis2/ref.php?refid=78278