Sagaminopteron nigropunctatum Carlson & Hoff, 1973

This tiny gastropterid was found on 9 June 2008 at a depth of 8m on an algae-covered rock on the top of the western seaward reef of Kwajalein Atoll. It measured about 4 mm when stretched out. Known from Guam, the northern Marianans, Palau, and the Philippines, the Marshall Islands represents an extension of the known range of this species eastward.

Created 23 June 2008

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