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Platydoris scabra nudibranch

Platydoris scabrais commonly referred to as nudibranch. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Platydoris scabra


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lexID:
12502 
AphiaID:
221067 
Scientific:
Platydoris scabra 
German:
Ledernacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus) > scabra (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cuvier, ), 1804 
Occurrence:
Indian Ocean, Marschall Islands, Mayotte, Red Sea, Thailand, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 8 Meter 
Size:
3.15" - 3.94" (8cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-25 19:08:10 

Info

Platydoris scabra (Cuvier, 1804)

This frequently encountered species is very cryptic. The body is flat, mottled white and brown, with darker, paired patches. The gill pocket is wavy, and the pocket, the rhinophore sheaths, rhinophore tips, and the mantle are all faintly edged with orange.

Young specimens frequently have yellow margins.

Habitat: adhering to the underside of stones and rocks in the eulittoral and shallow sublittoral.

Distribution: W Indian Ocean, Red Sea to W Pacific Ocean.

Host of Critomolgus audens (Humes, 1959) Feedingtype: ectoparasitic, Stage: adult
Host of Doridicola audens Humes, 1959 accepted as Critomolgus audens (Humes, 1959) Feedingtype: ectoparasitic, Stage: adult
Host of Lichomolgus audens Humes, 1958 accepted as Critomolgus audens (Humes, 1959) Feedingtype: ectoparasitic, Stage: adult

Synonyme:
Platydoris eurychlamys Bergh, 1877
Platydoris noumeae Risbec, 1928
Environment

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Platydoris scabra with  eggs
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