Tenellia sp. #12
|Maximum size: about 4 mm.
The body of this aeolid is translucent-white with opaque white on the
head and notum. The cerata are translucent with scattered opaque-white
dots and white tips. The bright yellow digestive gland can be seen
the cerata. The rhinophores
are translucent with gold-yellow pigment and there are a few low,
opaque white papillae on their posterior faces.
The single known Tenellia sp. #12
was found in Halimeda kanaloana
at 32 m (105 ft).
It was first recorded in Hawaii from Makena, Maui by PF on Aug. 30, 1995 and was formerly placed in the genus Cuthona.
about 4 mm: Makena, Maui; Aug. 30, 1995.
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