Colpodaspis thompsoni Brown, 1979
|Maximum size: 3 mm.
is a tiny, black species decorated with irregular white patches
that have yellow centers. The rhinophores are tipped in white and there
is a coiled internal shell.
is a moderately rare species found in rocky habitats
at moderately protected to exposed sites. It occurs from depths of 1 m
(3 ft) to
at least 29 m (95 ft).
Maui, Oahu and Midway: widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific.
It was first
recorded in Hawaii from Midway Atoll by Terry Gosliner and PF on
May, 30 1993.
Photo: David Rolla: Point Panic, Oahu; Feb. 19, 2022.
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