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Acanthozoon sp.02

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Acanthozoon sp. (Polyclad Flatworm) - West Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia,2016

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12260 
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Scientific:
Acanthozoon sp.02 
German:
Strudelwurm 
English:
Polyclad Flatworm 
Category:
 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Acanthozoon (Genus) > sp.02 (Species) 
Occurrence:
Indonesien, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Last edit:
2019-07-25 14:18:31 

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Acanthozoon

The genus Acanthozoon have small raised papillae on the dorsum and ruffled edges. Their body is elongate and oval. They have smallear-like pseudo-tentacles. Because of their papillaed upper surface, they are easily confused with Thysanozoon flatworms.Flatworms genus Acanthozoon have only a single male copulative organ contrary to Thysanozoon (have two).

Acanthozoon flatworms live in warm tropical marine waters. They are benthic and carnivorous.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Cotylea (Suborder) > Pseudocerotoidea (Superfamily) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Acanthozoon (Genus)

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