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Phrikoceros katoi Kato's Flatworm, Polyclad Flatworm

Phrikoceros katoiis commonly referred to as Kato's Flatworm, Polyclad Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Phrikoceros katoi; Aufnahme Rajat Ampat




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lexID:
7680 
AphiaID:
878910 
Scientific:
Phrikoceros katoi 
German:
Katos Strudelwurm 
English:
Kato's Flatworm, Polyclad Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Phrikoceros (Genus) > katoi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1996 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Lembeh Strait, Philippines, Raja Amat, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 2.36" (6 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°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) 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-27 14:24:37 

Info

Phrikoceros katoi, Newman & Cannon, 1996

The background colour is a orange scattered with white small dots. The mantle margin is orange.This flatworm can be found on coral rubble and among Halimeda kanaloana beds.Phrikoceros katoi feeds on colonial ascidians.

Very similar are P. baibaiye, P. diadaleos und P. Galacticus.

kingdom Animalia
phylum Platyhelminthes
order Polycladida
superfamily Pseudocerotoidea
family Pseudocerotidae
genus Phrikoceros

External links

  1. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Nudibranch.org (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Polycladida.lifedesks (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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