Stiliger sp. #13
|Maximum size: 15-20 mm.
is a relatively large species with small tubercles on the inner
surfaces of its cerata and white tips on its rhinophores. It is similar
to Stiliger smaragdinus
in that regard but has more spherical cerata, more white pigment and an incomplete green line on the top of its head.
Stiliger sp. #13 is known from one animal found at about 1 m (3 ft). (Note 1)
It was first recorded in Hawaii from Anini Beach, Kauai by Cassidy Grattan on Feb. 16, 2018.
Photo: Cassidy Grattan: 15-20
mm; some central cerata autotomized: Anini Beach, Kauai; Feb. 16, 2018.
Observations and comments:
1: Cassidy Grattan reported that it
was found at night in a resting posture similar to the resting posture of Ercolania cf. coerulea. He also said it autotomized some of its central cerata while