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Phyllidiopsis loricata Loricate Phyllidia


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Phyllidiopsis loricata. 20mm


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lexID:
9760 
AphiaID:
536720 
Scientific:
Phyllidiopsis loricata 
German:
Warzenschnecke 
English:
Loricate Phyllidia 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Phyllidiidae (Family) > Phyllidiopsis (Genus) > loricata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bergh, ), 1873 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Tahiti, Timor 
Size:
0.59" - 1.57" (1.5cm - 4cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-16 20:50:46 

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Phyllidiopsis loricata (Bergh, 1873)

The dorsum is with with dark brown to black spots and a rough mantle surface.Rhinophores are pointed white rhinophores with 16-19 lamellae.

Phyllidiopsis loricata feeds exclusively on the cream colored sponge Leiodermatium sp.

Very Similar is Phyllidia scottjohnsoni.

Synonym:
Phyllidia loricata

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Seaslugs of Hawaii (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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