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Pseudobiceros stellae Starry Flatworm, Stella's Flatworm

Pseudobiceros stellaeis commonly referred to as Starry Flatworm, Stella's Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Pseudobiceros stellae Newman & Cannon, 1994


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lexID:
12767 
AphiaID:
878962 
Scientific:
Pseudobiceros stellae 
German:
Sternenhimmel-Strudelwurm, Stellas Strudelwurm 
English:
Starry Flatworm, Stella's Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudobiceros (Genus) > stellae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1994 
Occurrence:
Australia, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, India, Marschall Islands, Papua New Guinea, Philippines 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 3.15" (4cm - 8cm) 
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) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-07 15:57:58 

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Pseudobiceros stellae Newman & Cannon, 1994

Commonly known as The Starry flatworm, that looks like a starry night sky. . Usually with deep ruffles. Body pale brown to black with white speckles and dots forming clusters of various sizes. Body with a raised dark centre. The underside is light greyish-brown with white dots.

Flatworms Genus Pseudobiseros prey on ascidian.

External links

  1. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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