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  • head spines: sharp, snout to near D, cluster 8-11 after eye
    cirri: eye v branched, nasal 2-3 tips
    D XVIII-XX; front: flap & large white blotch
    front - white above, black below; bases D&A - alternating black & white marks
  • spines: short, sharp, 2 V shape clusters, 3-5 behind eyes, no papillae
    cirri: eye - heavily branched, nasal - 2-3 tips
    D XX-XXII, I with flap
    male: dark, front - many dots, D front - white + ocellus
    female: yellowish, dark spots - operculum, D base (12-14) & A base (10)
  • forehead: short knobs on low 2 ridges
    papillae: 3-6 between eyes, 1 between nostrils
    eye cirrus heavily branched in 1 plane, asymmetric
    D front: flap, large dark blotch
    row white dashes top back, lower head & D base white spots
  • strong head spines, triangle of 7-10 behind eye
    cirri: eye heavily branched, nasal - 6-11 branches
    head & body: blue-white spots
    lower head: dark, white stripe along lower midline
    D XXI-XXII, fleshy flap at front with red spots, no dark blotch at front
  • long spines - snout to rear nape
    rear eye rim serrated
    eye cirrus weakly branched
    dark brown: white stripe: cheek to pectoral
    body: 2 rows white blotches
  • spines short, sharp, snout to almost D
    rear edge eye serrated
    eye cirrus weakly branched
    iris yellow, behind eye - dark blotch, lower head - white spots
    male: black, snout & forehead white, white stripe on cheek