Tenellia sp. #16
(Photo not from Hawaii)
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This is a translucent-cream aeolid flecked with white. The rhinophores
and cephalic tentacles are frosted with white. The ceratal core is
mottled red-brown and the cerata have white tips with narrow subapical
In Hawaii, Tenellia sp. #16 is known only from
test panels set in Pearl Harbor. It is
thought that they were introduced by ships traveling from Guam to Oahu
for dry dock.
Oahu: also recorded from Guam.
It was first recorded in Hawaii from Pearl Harbor, Oahu by Clay Carlson(?) and was formerly placed in the genus Cuthona.
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