Hypselodoris jacksoni has a yellow and white body with an orange mantle. There are black longitudinal lines along the sides of its body, and a black crissed-crossed pattern of lines on its dorsum. The rhinophores are bright orange, and the gills are white, outlined with orange.
- Wilson, N.G. & Willan, R.C. (2007) Hypselodoris jacksoni, a new species from the south-western Pacific Ocean (Nudibranchia: Chromodorididae), with a discussion on intraspecific variation in mantle glands in Chromodoris willani Rudman, 1982. Zootaxa, 1549: 29-42.