Marionia pustulosa (Ohdner, 1936)


Uncommon to rare in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distribution Indo-West Pacific. Recorded from Western Australia, southern Queensland and northern New South Wales

Ecological Notes: 

Frequents rocky and coral reef, depths from rock pools and intertidal to subtidal. Feeds on soft coral Sinularia sp.

Additional Notes: 

Variable colouration, from pale to dark brown, often with a network of large polygonal based pustules. Grows to 60 mm.


Matt J. Nimbs, Stephen D.A. Smith, An Illustrated Inventory of the Sea Slugs of New South Wales, Australia (Gastropoda: Heterobranchia). The Royal Society of Victoria, 128, 44-113, 2016 10.1071/RS16011. CSIRO Publishing. p.80.

Gary Cobb, David Mullins, Nudibranchs Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition, 2015. Publishers Thomas Slone, Masalai Press and Tim Hochgrebe, Underwater Australasia. p.296.