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Limapontiidae
The family Limapontiidae (referred to as Stiligeridae in some sources) includes shell-less species that usually have prominent cerata containing branches of the digestive gland. Most have rolled rhinophores distinguishing them from the similar-appearing aeolid nudibranchs. They feed on green algae with the exception of a few that specialize in eating the eggs of other opisthobranchs. Most are diurnal, though seldom seen due to their small size. Some authors place the genus Costasiella in a separate family, the Costasiellidae. At least 22 species are found in Hawaii in five genera (Costasiella, Ercolania, Placida, Sacoproteus and Stiliger).

Costasiella formicaria

Costasiella kuroshimae

Costasiella sp. #1

Costasiella sp. #2





Costasiella sp. #3

Ercolania cf. coerulea

Ercolania sp. #3

Ercolania sp. #7





Ercolania sp. #8

Ercolania(?) sp. #9

Placida barackobamai

Placida kevinleei





Placida sp. #1

Placida sp. #2

Sacoproteus cf. smaragdinus

Sacoproteus thomasleei





Sacoproteus sp. #1

Stiliger sp. #4

Stiliger sp. #6

Stiliger sp. #10






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Stiliger(?) sp. #11

Stiliger sp. #12


 
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