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: More related species in this lexicon:
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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.
Tenellia minor (Rudman, 1981)
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