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Hypselodoris krakatoa



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lexID:
5417 
AphiaID:
457526 
Scientific:
Hypselodoris krakatoa 
German:
Prachtsternschnecke 
English:
Hypselodoris Krakatoa 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Hypselodoris (Genus) > krakatoa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gosliner & R. F. Johnson, 1999 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Cambodia, India, Myanmar, Andamanhavet, Centrale stillehav, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
4.5 cm - 5.5 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Sponges, Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-07 22:37:12 

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Hypselodoris krakatoa Gosliner & R. F. Johnson, 1999

Hypselodoris krakatoa has a pale brown-white body with black lines and white spots, a purplish-blue foot,the gills are a light-brown and rhinophores are orange-white.

This species feeds exclusively on sponges.

The name "krakatoa" refers to an Indonesian island.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Hypselodoris (Genus)

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