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Rostanga lutescens
(Bergh, 1905)
 
Rostanga lutescens
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Identification:  This is a yellow to orange species with dusky patches on its notum. The lateral patches are larger and surrounded by light "halos."

Natural history:  Rostanga lutescens is known from only two very small animals found in moderately exposed rocky habitats at depths of < 9 m (< 30 ft).

Distribution:  Maui: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.

Taxonomic notes:  First recorded in Hawaii from Maliko Bay, Maui by CP on Aug. 23, 1996.

Photo:  PF: found by CP; Maliko Bay, Maui; Aug. 23, 1996.

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