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Godiva quadricolor



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lexID:
11183 
AphiaID:
225518 
Scientific:
Godiva quadricolor 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Four-colour Nudibranch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Myrrhinidae (Family) > Godiva (Genus) > quadricolor (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Barnard, ), 1927 
Occurrence:
Morocco, Ghana, Italy, North Pacific (Ocean), Australien, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Middelhavet, Syd Afrika, Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
8 - 20 Meter 
Size:
1,5 cm - 2,5 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 18°C 
Food:
Predatory, Cnidaria, Hydrozoa polyps, Snegle 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-10-31 20:02:50 

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Godiva quadricolor (Barnard, 1927)

Godiva quadricolor, commonly known as the Four-colour Nudibranch, has as slender body. Brown cerata striped in bands of blue, yellow and orange. Its head is orange, orange rhinophores and has a pair of orange oral tentacles with a white central stripe.

Godiva quadricolor preys on anemones, hydroids and on other nudibranchs.

Very similar is Godiva rachelae. They differ in colour and in the shape of the radular teeth.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) >Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Aeolidida (Infraorder) > Aeolidioidea (Superfamily) > Facelinidae (Family) > Favorininae (Subfamily) > Godiva (Genus) > Godiva quadricolor (Species)

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