Dendrodoris sp. #7
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is an elongate species with widely spaced cream tubercles
surrounded by diffuse rings of dark pigment. The rhinophores are dark
brown and the branchia are located far to the rear. It lacks the
prominent brown patches between the tubercles that are characteristic
of Dendrodoris cf. albopurpura.
#7 is known from only one animal.
Oahu: also known from Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia.
species is included as a color form of Dendrodoris albopurpura in
Gosliner, et. al., 2008. However, we suspect that it will turn out to
be a separate species. It was probably first recorded in Hawaii by Darrell Takaoka.
Hoover: found by Darrell Takaoka; Oahu.
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