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Pseudoceros velutinus black flatworm

Pseudoceros velutinusis commonly referred to as black flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Pseudoceros velutinus, 2019


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lexID:
6369 
AphiaID:
142845 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros velutinus 
German:
Strudelwurm 
English:
Black Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > velutinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Blanchard, ), 1847 
Occurrence:
Suez-Kanal, Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Egypt, North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, Spain, the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
2 - 15 Meter 
Size:
1.18" - 1.97" (3cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
41 °F - 77 °F (5°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Carnivore, Isopods, Predatory, Zoobenthos 
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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-05 20:44:37 

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Pseudoceros velutinus (Blanchard, 1847)

The color of this flatworm is dark blue to black, the sides are wavy.Pseudoceros velutinus can be found on rocky ground between sponges and bryozoans.It is also able to swim freely. This black flatworm feeds on benthic organisms (sponges, bryozoans,small crabs,worms).

Synonymised names:
Eurylepta velutina (Blanchard, 1847)
Proceros velutinus Blanchard, 1847

External links

  1. doris.ffessm.fr (fr). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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