Marianina rosea (Pruvot-Fol, 1930)
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This is a distinctive species with a bright violet body, white bifid
cerata and orange-tipped rhinophores.
feeds on hydroids, unlike most tritoniids.
Oahu: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
Some authors place this species in its own family, the Marianinidae. It
was first recorded in Hawaii from Oahu by Gustav Paulay in Dec. 2008.
Paulay: Oahu; Dec. 2008.
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