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Pretty similar is Notodoris minor which has distinct black lines and spots on the bright yellow body.
This species was posted on 5 July 2003 on these websites as Notodoris gardineri Eliot, 1906,
Fahey & Gosliner (2004) synonymized Notodoris Bergh, 1875 with Aegires Lovén, 1844, I changed the name
on 3 February 2005 into Aegires gardineri (Eliot, 1906) [Notodoris],
Moro & Ortea (2015) removed Notodoris from synonymy under Aegires.
I changed the name back to Notodoris gardineri Eliot, 1906 on 1 February 2016.
Fahey S.J. & T.M. Gosliner. 2004. A Phylogenetic Analysis of the Aegiridae Fischer, 1883 (Mollusca, Nudibranchia, Phanerobranchia) with Descriptions of Eight New Species and a Reassessment of Phanerobranch Relationships.
Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 55 (34): 613-689, 82 figs., 4 tables.
Moro L. & Ortea J. (2015). Nuevos taxones de babosas marinas de las islas Canarias y de Cabo Verde (Mollusca: Heterobranchia).
Vieraea 43: 21-86
More information on Notodoris gardineri are on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!
How to cite:
Köhler, E. (2017), published 7 November 2017, Notodoris gardineri Eliot, 1906
available from https://www.Philippine-Sea-Slugs.com/Nudibranchia/Doridina/Notodoris_gardineri.htm