Pseudobiceros periculosus  Newman & Cannon, 1994
photo 1: Scott Johnson, Pupukea, O`ahu. Size: 18 mm.
photos 2-3: Cory Pittman, Hekili Point, Maui, < 3 ft. Size: 18 mm

Black with bright orange marginal band and very narrow transparent rim. ID from Newman & Cannon CD, where this same photo appears (although wrongly attributed to another photographer from Guam). Common on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.

Keoki Stender's website has more photos from Hawai`i

Similar to Pseudobiceros cf. gloriosus and Pseudobiceros hymanae, but in both those worms the orange marginal band has a narrow black rim.

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