Phyllidia cf. larryi (Brunckhorst, 1993)
|Maximum size: 3 mm.
is a cream animal with spicules diverging from the midline and
radiating golden-brown lines around the margin.
Phyllidia cf. larryi is known from a single
juvenile found in rubble near LaPerouse Pinnacle at French Frigate
French Frigate Shoals: Phyllidia
larryi is known from Guam.
was formerly referred to as Fryeria
due to its lack of a
dorsal anus. However Fryeria
has now bean synonymized with Phyllidia.
was first recorded in Hawaii from French Frigate Shoals by the 2006
expedition on Oct. 22, 2006. There is some possibility that the
Hawaiian animal might be a juvenile of Phyllidia loricata rather than P. larryi.
Photo: CP: 3
mm: 2006 CREEF
expedition; French Frigate Shoals; Oct. 22, 2006.
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