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Pseudoceros monostichos dimpled flatworm

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


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lexID:
7679 
AphiaID:
878933 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros monostichos 
German:
Genoppter Strudelwurm 
English:
Dimpled Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > monostichos (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1994 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Raja Amat, Réunion , Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.38" - 2.01" (3.5cm - 5.1cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Rotifers (Rotifera), Carnivore, 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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:15:08 

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Pseudoceros monostichos, Newman and Cannon 1994

The background colour is a creme. On the body is a narrow black-brown longitudinal line (mono = one, stichos = line , for the single line).

This middle forsal line is bordered by a white band and s light brown band.On the body are dimpleds.

There are four indistinct marginal bands (inner a yellow band, then a green band, a blue and a purple band.

Pseudoceros monostichos can found under rubble and on the reef slope.

The dimpled flatworm feeds on colonial ascidians.

External links

  1. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 02.08.2021.

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