Baeolidia ransoni (Pruvot-Fol, 1956)
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This is a flattened, translucent-gray aeolid densely flecked with brown
and white spots.
is known from two animals found in moderately protected rocky
habitats. Unlike most members of its family, it feeds and
zoanthiniarians of the genus Palythoa
rather than on anemones.
Maui: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
This species is listed on some sites as Aeolidiopsis ransoni (it was transferred to Baeolidia in Carmona, et. al., 2013). It was first recorded in Hawaii from Makena, Maui by PF in Aug., 1993.
Gosliner: Napili Bay, Maui; April, 1994.
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