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Halgerda willeyi Willey's Halgerda


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lexID:
7360 
AphiaID:
221077 
Scientific:
Halgerda willeyi 
German:
Willey's Halgerda 
English:
Willey's Halgerda 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Halgerda (Genus) > willeyi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Eliot, 1904 
Occurrence:
Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Australia, Egypt, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, Red Sea, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
0.63" - 2.36" (1.6cm - 6cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-07-12 16:31:45 

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Halgerda willeyi Eliot, 1904

Halgerda willeyi normaly occurs in the Tropical Indo-West Pacific, but nowadays this invasive species can also be found in the Red Sea and the Adria.Halgerda willeyi enters the Mediterranean Sea through the Suez channel or ship ballast water.

The colour pattern of the mantle and also rhinophore are variable.Willey's Halgerda feeds on sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) >Euctenidiacea (Suborder) >Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) >Discodorididae (Family) > Halgerda (Genus)

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Starfish Teresa Zubi (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Halgerda willeyi,Sangeang-Rinca 2013, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Halgerda willeyi,  Anilao 2013 Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Halgerda willeyi copyright Wolfgang Krutz
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Halgerda willeyi Copyright Teresa Zubi
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