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Platydoris
sp. #1

 
Platydoris sp. #1
Maximum size:  40 mm.

Identification:  This is a firm, flattened species. The notum is translucent cream intricately flecked and blotched with light brown, dark brown and white. The rhinophores and branchia are light brown.

Natural history:  Platydoris sp. #1 is a rare species found in tide pools and subtidally to about 5 m (16 ft) at moderately protected to exposed rocky sites.

Distribution:  Maui and Oahu.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii at Makua, Oahu by Scott Johnson on July 31, 1978.

Photo:  CP: 40 mm: Napili Bay, Maui; Dec. 12, 2004.

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