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Caliphyllidae
The family Caliphyllidae includes relatively large species with flattened cerata and bifid rhinophores. They feed on a variety of green algae and are nocturnally active. Most autotomize their cerata when disturbed. About seven species are known from Hawaii in three genera (Caliphylla, Cyerce and Polybranchia).

Paul Zahl probably photographed Cyerce nigricans on Oahu in 1959 but there have been no subsequent records.

Caliphylla sp. #1

Cyerce bourbonica

Cyerce elegans

Cyerce pavonina





Cyerce sp. #1

Polybranchia orientalis


 
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