Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information
6 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2015
May 15, 2015
Document And Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name AEOLUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001261734  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2015  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --09-30  
Is Entity a Well-known Seasoned Issuer? No  
Is Entity a Voluntary Filer? No  
Is Entity's Reporting Status Current? Yes  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   135,850,068dei_EntityCommonStockSharesOutstanding
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015