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Lamellaria
sp. #3
 
Lamellaria sp. #3
Maximum size: 25 mm.

Identification:  This species is similar to Lamellaria sp. #1. However, it has large spots on its dorsum surrounded by lighter rings. The spots have variable amounts of darker pigment in their centers.

Natural history:  Lamellaria sp. #3 is known from five animals found in moderately exposed rocky habitats at a depth of 3-9 m (10-30 ft) and in Halimeda kanaloana beds.

Distribution:  Maui and Oahu.

Taxonomic notes:  There is some uncertainty in separating this species from other listed species of Lamellaria. It was first recorded in Hawaii from Maliko Bay, Maui by CP on April 19, 2008.

Photo:  CP: Maliko Bay, Maui; April 19, 2008.

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