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Pseudobiceros damawan Flatworm

Pseudobiceros damawanis commonly referred to as Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Pseudobiceros damawan (flatworm), La Reunion 2016


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion . Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
10768 
AphiaID:
878949 
Scientific:
Pseudobiceros damawan 
German:
Strudelwurm 
English:
Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudobiceros (Genus) > damawan (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1994 
Occurrence:
Australia, Papua New Guinea, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Singapore 
Sea depth:
1 - 35 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 3.94" (1,5cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, No reliable information available, Predatory, Sea squirts 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-13 13:58:01 

Info

Pseudobiceros damawan Newman & Cannon, 1994

The body is mottled grey, white background with tiny black spots, a thin black margin and wider orange margin crossed with white bars. On the middle of the body there are usually a light orange stripe along the length. The body underside is white with a wide orange and thin black margin.This flatworm has a pair of erect pseudotentacles.

Pseudobiceros damawan can be found under rock,in reefs, lagoons,at the reef crest under rubble. This flatworm feeds on colonial ascidians.

The name "damawan" refer to the reef where the flatworm was collected Madang, Papua New Guinea .

External links

  1. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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