Philinopsis sp. #3
|Maximum size: 8 mm.
is a light brown animal faintly reticulated in darker brown and
flecked with white. It has four symmetrically placed patches of brick
red pigment and its surface is decorated with small, widely spaced
Philinopsis sp. #3 is
known from only one animal found on the inner reef flat at Hekili
Point at a depth of about 1 m (3 ft).
Maui; also known from Indonesia and the Red Sea.
in Hawaii at Hekili Point, Maui by CP on May 15, 1999. We formerly
listed it as "Aglaja sp. #3" but switched to Philinopsis based on the
illustration in Gosliner, et. al., 2015.
Photo: PF: 8
mm: found by CP; Hekili Point, Maui; May 15, 1999.
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