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Created 8/14/2016

Family Discodorididae

HAWAII

Jorunna alisonae

Kona, Hawai'i

 
ALISON'S DORID

Uncommon under rocks in shallow water with purple or turquoise sponge.  Body assumes color of sponge it consumes.  Soft texture and white mottling distinguish this from similar species.  Attains 1 inch.  Hawai'i and the Western Pacific.  Formerly known in Hawai'i as Jorunna tomentosa.