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Pseudoceros zebra

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lexID:
6939 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros zebra 
German:
Zebra Plattwurm 
English:
Zebra Flatworm 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) 
Initial determination:
(Leuckart, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Indonesien, Madagascar, Mauritius , Syd Afrika 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
2.5 cm - 3 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
No reliable information available, Carnivore, Predatory 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:34:39 

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Pseudoceros zebra (Leuckart, 1828)

This species mimics the color pattern of the nudibranch Chromodoris fidelis.C.fidelis have toxic chemicals in their skin,because of that it is relatively safe from predators.Mimicry protects this flatworm."zebra" means the striped pattern on the body of this flatworm.

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