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Phidiana lynceus Nudibranch


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Phidiana lynceus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz


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lexID:
8571 
AphiaID:
181239 
Scientific:
Phidiana lynceus 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Facelinidae (Family) > Phidiana (Genus) > lynceus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bergh, 1867 
Occurrence:
Ghana, Azores, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Florida, Jamaica, North Atlantic Ocean, Panama, the Caribbean, USA, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
0.98" - 1.18" (2.5cm - 3cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Hydrozoa polyps 
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:
2015-07-19 20:08:09 

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Phidiana lynceus Bergh, 1867

Phidiana lynceus is quite common in shallow water,mangroves,in rocky habitats and reef zones.On the middle of the body and on each side is a white logitudinal line.There is a orange band on the oral tentacles and the rhinophores.Cerata with white tips.

Phidiana lynceus feeds exclusively on hydrozoon polyps.

Synonymised names:
Phidiana brevicauda Engel, 1925
Phidiana selencae Bergh, 1879

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Phidiana lynceus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz
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Phidiana lynceus, West Palm Bech,Florida 2013, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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