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Hesione pantherina

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lexID:
6055 
AphiaID:
183196 
Scientific:
Hesione pantherina 
German:
Pantherwurm 
English:
Leopard Worm 
Category:
Orm 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Annelida (Phylum) > Polychaeta (Class) > Phyllodocida (Order) > Hesionidae (Family) > Hesione (Genus) > pantherina (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1818 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Peru, Adria, Australien, Bermuda, Brasilien, Galapagos, Indo Stillehavet, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Middelhavet, Ny Kaledonien, Rødehavet, USA, Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-15 12:41:42 

Husbandry

Risso, 1826

Synonyms:
Hesione ehlersi Gravier, 1900
Hesione festiva Savigny in Lamarck, 1818
Hesione savignyi Costa, 1841
Hesione sicula Delle Chiaje, 1830
Hesione steenstrupi Quatrefages, 1886

The polychaete is carnivor and found under stones and in seeweedplants.

Colour: redbrown with bright cross stripes.

Similar species: Hesione splendida, but this worm is Grey. is

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