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Phestilla minor Nudibranch


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Phestilla minor, Komodo 2007


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lexID:
8798 
AphiaID:
536541 
Scientific:
Phestilla minor 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Trinchesiidae (Family) > Phestilla (Genus) > minor (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rudman, 1981 
Occurrence:
Africa, Great Barrier Reef, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Komodo (Komodo Island), New Caledonia, Tansania, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
0.2" - 0.35" (0.5cm - 0.9cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous, Food specialist, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Phestilla panamica
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-10-08 13:30:03 

Info

Phestilla minor Rudman, 1981

Phestilla minor has reported from East Africa, Hawaii and the Great Barrier Reef and has a wide Indo-West Pacific distribution.

This small sea slugs are seldom more than 7mm. They lives and feeds on colonies of the Porites corals. Tenellia minor tend to form pairs, grows rapidly,produce about 10 egg masses with about 120 egge in each mass.

Synonymised names
Tenellia minor (Rudman, 1981)

External links

  1. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Philippinen Sea Slugs (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Seaslugs of Hawaii (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Seaslugs.free.fr (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  7. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Phestilla minor, Komodo 2007
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Phestilla minor,Indonesien 2015,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Phestilla minor,PNG 2012,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Phestilla minor,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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