Tenellia sp. #8
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This aeolid has a translucent body covered with densely packed
opaque white flecks. The cerata have two opaque white bands (a thin
band proximally and a thicker band distally) plus narrow, irregular
and red-orange rings.
The single known Tenellia sp. #8 was
found outside the reef at 24 m (80 ft) in a rocky area exposed to
very strong current.
Midway: widely distributed in the western & central Pacific.
It was first recorded in Hawaii from Midway Atoll by PF on June 6, 1993 and was formerly placed in the genus Cuthona.
Midway Atoll; June 6, 1993.
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