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Knoutsodonta depressa



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lexID:
10356 
AphiaID:
845528 
Scientific:
Knoutsodonta depressa 
German:
Warzenschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Onchidorididae (Family) > Knoutsodonta (Genus) > depressa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Alder & Hancock, ), 1842 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australien, Britiske øer, Europæiske kyster, Middelhavet, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Ny Kaledonien 
Size:
0,6 cm - 1,0 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 20°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-15 20:34:36 

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Knoutsodonta depressa (Alder & Hancock, 1842)

This species has a flattened, ovate body. The mantle is translucent clear with scattered red-brown spots.Knoutsodonta depressa
is excellent camouflaged on the encrusting bryozoan colonies on which it lives and feeds. In the British Isles it is reported to feed on the bryozoan Schizomavella linearis. The spawn is pinkish in colour.

Synonyme:
Doris depressa
Onchidoris depressa

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Onchidoridoidea (Superfamily) > Onchidorididae (Family) > Knoutsodonta (Genus) > Knoutsodonta depressa (Species)

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