Philinopsis speciosa Pease, 1860
This slug lives just under the sand or on its surface. It varies from light to dark brown, often with lighter mottlings and sometimes with pairs of parallel orange-brown lines on the head shield and tinges of blue at the edges of the parapodia. It feeds on other opisthobranchs, engulfing them whole. To about 3 in. Indo-Pacific.
Hawaii's Fishes, a Guide for Snorkelers, Divers and Aquarists Mutual Publishing, 1993
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