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Platydoris pulchra nudibranch


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Platydoris pulchra, La Reunion 2016


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lexID:
10764 
AphiaID:
599524 
Scientific:
Platydoris pulchra 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus) > pulchra (Species) 
Initial determination:
Eliot, 1904 
Occurrence:
Egypt, Indian Ocean, Kenya, Madagascar, Red Sea, Réunion , Sri Lanka, Thailand, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
1 - 14 Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 1.97" (3,0cm - 5,0cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, No reliable information available, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-28 14:18:44 

Info

Platydoris pulchra Eliot, 1904

The body shape is typical for the genus with a wide mantle skirt and relatively narrow body, The mantle is firm and leathery, with a translucent white background colour, which is mainly obscured by light orange and patches of darker orange. Around the mantle edge there are purplish blue patches. The underside of the mantle is translucent white with small bluish patches.

Sea slugs genus Platydoris feed on sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus) > Platydoris pulchra (Species)

External links

  1. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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