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Crimora lutea
Baba, 1949
 
Crimora lutea
Maximum size:  8 mm.

Identification:  This species has an orange body decorated with black papillae. The rhinophores are dusky gray anteriorly and white posteriorly. The gills are white.

Natural history:  Crimora lutea is a rare species known from two animals found between 6 and 15 m (20 and 50 ft).

Distribution:  Maui: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Five Graves, Maui by CP on May 17, 1997.

Photo:  PF: 8 mm: Makena, Maui; May 28, 2002.

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