young, 3 mm
Jorunna cf. ramicola Miller, 1996
|Maximum size: about 17 mm.
is a violet-brown dorid blotched with darker brown and flecked
with white. It is similar to Jorunna alisonae in general
appearance but has diffuse white rings surrounding the darker brown
patches. It's mantle margin has a series of enlarged white granules.
Jorunna cf. ramicola is known from only four animals found in protected to moderately protected rocky habitats at
depths of < 5 m (< 16 ft) and in Halimeda kanaloana beds at between 6 and 9 m (20 and 30 ft).
Maui and Oahu: Jorunna ramicola
is widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
It was first
recorded in Hawaii at Kewalo, Oahu by Scott Johnson on June 3,
Johnson: about 17 mm: Kewalo, Oahu; June 3, 1978.
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