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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 ten species are known from Hawaii in four genera (Caliphylla, Cyerce, Mourgona and Polybranchia).

Caliphylla sp. #1

Cyerce bourbonica

Cyerce elegans


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Cyerce nigricans





Cyerce pavonina

Mourgona sp. #1

Mourgona sp. #2

Mourgona(?) sp. #3





Polybranchia jensenae

Polybranchia samanthae


 
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