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Pseudoceros sapphirinus Sapphire flatworm

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


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lexID:
7334 
AphiaID:
878941 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros sapphirinus 
German:
Saphir Strudelwurm 
English:
Sapphire Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > sapphirinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1994 
Occurrence:
Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Philippines, Singapore, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.97" (2cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory, Sea squirts 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:22:20 

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Pseudoceros sapphirinus Newman and Cannon, 1994

The backround colour of this nice flatworm is black with a blue margin. Pseudoceros sapphirinus mimics the colour pattern of the headshield slug Tubulophilinopsis gardineri.

The Sapphire flatworm lives to depths of 3-30 m.This species is a food specialist and feeds on small ascidians.

External links

  1. Reefguide (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Rzuser.uni-heidelberd.de (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Starfish Teresa Zubi (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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