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Cuthona
sp. #24
 
Cuthona sp. #24
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Identification:  The body of this aeolid is translucent-cream with a frosting of orange on top of the head. The cerata are cream basally with broad, opaque-white medial bands and bright lemon-yellow subapical bands. The tips of the cerata are translucent. The rhinophores and cephalic tentacles are translucent basally and apically but pale-yellow medially.

Natural history:  Cuthona sp. #24 is known from a single animal found on an ARMS (Autonomous Reef Monitoring Structure) at French Frigate Shoals.

Distribution:  French Frigate Shoals.

Taxonomic notes:  It was first recorded in Hawaii from French Frigate Shoals by the ARMS team (Kerry Reardon, et. al.) on Sept. 3, 2016.

Photo:  Evan Barba: found by ARMS team; 2016 NOAA-CREP cruise; French Frigate Shoals; Sept. 3, 2016.

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