Doris sp. #2
|Maximum size: about 8 mm.
dusky-orange dorid with about seven gills arranged in a
semicircle. There is a dorsal flap covering the gill opening. It
differs from Doris granulosa in its darker color
and more widely spaced papillae.
Doris sp. #2 is
known from one animal found under a rock at 2-3 m (6-10 ft) at a
moderately protected rocky site. It laid an orange, spiral egg mass
in about five days in the laboratory.
Maui: also known from Papua New Guinea and the Philippines.
It was first
Hawaii at Kapalua Bay, Maui by CP on April 24, 2008.
about 8 mm: Kapalua Bay, Maui; April 24, 2008.
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