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Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus Sapphire flatworm

Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus wird umgangssprachlich oft als Spahier-Strudelwurm bezeichnet.


Profilbild Urheber Jim Anderson, Schottland

Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus,95 mm,Darylaut, Maricaban Island, Anilao, Luzon, 2016


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lexID:
11848 
AphiaID:
483945 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus 
German:
Saphier-Strudelwurm 
English:
Sapphire Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > caeruleocinctus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hyman, 1959 
Occurrence:
Philippines, Singapore 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 3.54" (4,0cm - 9,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°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) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-13 19:57:09 

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Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus Hyman, 1959

Body background black to reddish brown. The mantle margin ist bright blue, the outer margin comprising black with a very fine white outermost margin. The underside of Pseudoceros caeruleocinctus is uniformly black with a fine white margin. The body is usually not highly ruffled. It has a pair of erect pseudotentacles at the front made up of folded edges of the body.

Polyclad flatworms are not uncommon on coral reefs and feed mainly on colonial ascidians.

External links

  1. Nudibranch.org (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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