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Platydoris argo Leathery Seaslug


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lexID:
5900 
AphiaID:
140792 
Scientific:
Platydoris argo 
German:
Ledernacktschnecke, Rotbraune Ledernacktschnecke 
English:
Leathery Seaslug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus) > argo (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1767 
Occurrence:
Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Azores, North Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
0.98" - 3.94" (2.5cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°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:
2013-08-18 14:13:55 

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Platydoris argo (Linnaeus, 1767)

Platydoris argo feeds on Sponges.This leathery seaslug is coloured brown,orang or yellow.

Synonymised names:
Argus argus (Linnaeus, 1767) (Genus Argus suppressed, ICZN Opinion 185, 1944)
Doris argo Linnaeus, 1767
Doris canariensis d'Orbigny, 1839 (synonym)
Doris infravalvata Abraham, 1877 (dubious synonym)
Doris subtumida Abraham, 1877 (synonym)
Platydoris dura Pruvot-Fol, 1951 (synonym)
Platydoris philippi Bergh, 1877 (synonym)

External links

  1. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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