Diaphorodoris sp. #1
|Maximum size: about 5 mm.
a flattened species with a notum densely covered with opaque-white
pigment and studded with short white tubercles. The rhinophores
have about six angled lamellae. Their tips are white with a narrow
band. The body has a median constriction. There appears to be a crest on the dorsal surface of the
foot and a narrow brown line on the margin of the notum.
Natural history: Diaphorodoris sp. #1
is known from a single juvenile animal found at about 20 m (65 ft). It was on a patch reef in a mixed habitat.
It was first
recorded in Hawaii from Poseidon's Reef, Oahu by Anna Curtis on Feb. 11,
2016. Some sources place it in the Onchidorididae.
Photo: Anna Curtis: about 5 mm: Poseidon's Reef, Oahu; Feb. 11, 2016.
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