Pseudoceros zebrais commonly referred to as Zebra Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 6939 AphiaID: 484017 Scientific: Pseudoceros zebra German: Zebra Plattwurm English: Zebra Flatworm Category: Flatworms Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > zebra (Species) Initial determination: (Leuckart, ), 1828 Occurrence: Indonesia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Réunion , South-Africa Sea depth: Meter Size: 0.98" - 1.18" (2.5cm - 3cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Carnivore, No reliable information available, Predatory 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:
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Created: 2014-03-30 13:49:01
Last edit: 2019-01-16 19:34:39
Pseudoceros zebra (Leuckart, 1828)
This species mimics the color pattern of the nudibranch Goniobranchus fidelis. This nudibranch have toxic chemicals in their skin, because of that it is relatively safe from predators.Mimicry protects this flatworm."zebra" means the striped pattern on the body of this flatworm.
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