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Pseudoceros indicus Blue-dotted Flatworm, Indian Flatworm

Pseudoceros indicusis commonly referred to as Blue-dotted Flatworm, Indian Flatworm. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7681 
AphiaID:
387924 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros indicus 
German:
Blau Gepunkteter Strudelwurm, Indischer Strudelwurm 
English:
Blue-dotted Flatworm, Indian Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > indicus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Schupp, 2002 
Occurrence:
Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Mayotte, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Raja Amat, Réunion , Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 2.36" (2cm - 6cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:02:43 

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Pseudoceros indicus Newman & Schupp, 2002

The background colour is white with blue spots.This flatworm can be found on mangrove roots,on mud flats, under stones and dead oysters.

Pseudoceros indicus feeds on white and yellow colonial ascidians, Eudistoma toealensis and Eudistoma viride.

(Latin "indicus" = blue ink)

External links

  1. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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