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Cyerce elegans



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lexID:
6647 
AphiaID:
494512 
Scientific:
Cyerce elegans 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Butterfly Cyerce Nudibranch, Elegant Sapsucking Slug 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Hermaeidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > elegans (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bergh, 1870 
Occurrence:
Filippinerne, Indo Stillehavet, Papua NeuGuinea  
Size:
bis zu 4cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger, Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-27 14:14:59 

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Cyerce elegans Bergh, 1870

Cyerce elegans is a beautiful sea slug.The body colour is translucent cream, yellowish or brownish. The cerata are often show an iridescent internal green spot. On the body are a network of transparent lines. These species lives on Halimeda kanaloana und Halimeda idea. It feeds on this algae.

Cyerce elegans is nocturnal.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Limapontioidea (Superfamily) > Caliphyllidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus)

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