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Profile 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
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Created: 2017-10-31 19:37:48
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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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