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Elysia trilobata


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Elysia trilobata, Bali 2016

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lexID:
10614 
Scientific:
Elysia trilobata 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
sap-sucking slug 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > trilobata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Heller & T. E. Thompson, 1983 
Occurrence:
Bali, Indonesien, Rødehavet 
Sea depth:
28 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-08 17:55:38 

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Elysia trilobata Heller & Thompson, 1983

Nudibranch of genus Elysia feed primilary by piercing and sucking algae cells (chloroplasts).They are sap Sucking Slugs.Thats why Elysia is,like their food, often green.Young species are brownish or beige in colour.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > Elysia trilobata (Species)

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