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Profile lexID: 10021 AphiaID: 581824 Scientific: Thordisa bimaculata German: Nacktschnecke English: Two-spot Thordis, Two-spotted Dorid Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Thordisa (Genus) > bimaculata (Species) Initial determination: Lance, 1966 Occurrence: , North Pacific (Ocean) Californiske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Østlige Stillehav Sea depth: 33 Meter Size: 2 cm - 3 cm Temperature: 15°C - 20°C Food: Sponges, Foder specialist Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Thordisa bimaculata Lance, 1966
The body colour varies from translucent white or yellowish to bright orange. On the body are a large concentration of dark brownish black spots, one just in front of the gills and one just behind the rhinophores.On the mantle are long tapering papillae.
This species can be found intertidally along rocky shores (max. depth 33m). It feeds exclusively on sponges.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Discodorididae (Family) > Thordisa (Genus) > Thordisa bimaculata (Species)
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