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Pseudoceros zebra Zebra Flatworm

Pseudoceros zebrais commonly referred to as Zebra Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Pseudoceros zebra,Nosy Sakatia Island, Madagascar 2019


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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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:34:39 

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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.

External links

  1. Homepage Bo Davidson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Rzuser.uni-heidelberd.de (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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