Trapania sp. 2 (Undescribed, in 2d ed of NSSI)|
This genus is one of many described by madam Pruvot-Fol based on preserved material. Species of this genus are characterized by having an elongate body and a pair of curved extrarhinophoral and extrabranchial appendages. This "wee" one as Jim Anderson would say is uniform white with opaque white specks. Its rhinophores are disproportionately large for its small size.
We don't know much about it except that is has gone unnoticed until just recently in the Anilao area. Like its sister species it likely feeds on entoprocts.
Sammamish, WA 98074
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