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Pretty similar are:
Goniobranchus verrieri which differs by the colour of the gills and rhinophores: translucent red with white edgings, and
Goniobranchus preciosus which has an outer blue line at the mantle margin, and translucent red gills and rhinophores with white edgings to the lamellae.
It was posted on 17 Apr. 2004 at these websites as Chromodoris albonares Rudman, 1990,
I follow the recent article (published: 10 April 2012)
Rebecca Fay Johnson & Terrence M. Gosliner. 2012.
Traditional Taxonomic Groupings Mask Evolutionary History:
A Molecular Phylogeny and New Classification of the Chromodorid Nudibranchs. online at
and move Chromodoris albonares to the reerected ("rescued from synonymy") genus Goniobranchus Pease, 1866.
More information on Goniobranchus albonares as Chromodoris albonaresare on Bill Rudman's Sea-Slug Forum!