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Profile 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 CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2014-01-21 19:56:54
Last edit: 2017-08-27 14:14:59
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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