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Vorticeros luteum


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lexID:
6319 
AphiaID:
480562 
Scientific:
Vorticeros luteum 
German:
Plattwurm 
English:
Flatworm 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Prolecithophora (Order) > Plagiostomidae (Family) > Vorticeros (Genus) > luteum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hallez, 1879 
Occurrence:
Adria, Europæiske kyster, Middelhavet 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.1 cm - 0.4 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Carnivore, Foraminifers, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:28:53 

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Vorticeros luteum Hallez, 1879

Vorticeros flatworm is a small flatworm with two long tentacles or horns.The body colour of Vorticeros luteum is yellow.This flatworm is found in the Mediterranean sea.The flatworm is a hermaphrodite.

Vorticeros luteum is found up to 30 m between algae and bryozoans. It feeds on rotifers, copepods and protozoa that are actively caught.

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