Platydoris cf. inornata Dorgan, Valdes,
& Gosliner, 2002
|Maximum size: 10 mm.
This is a firm, flattened, cream dorid. The notum is flecked and
blotched with light brown and there are three clusters of diffuse white
flecks on each side of the midline. The branchia and rhinophores are
flecked with dark brown.
Platydoris cf. inornata is a rare species known
from only three animals. Two were found at a moderately protected rocky
site and one was near a light brown, spiral egg mass.
Maui: Platydoris inornata is
widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
It was first recorded in Hawaii by Terry Gosliner in the 1970s.
10 mm: found by CP; Napili Bay, Maui; Aug. 20, 1994.
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