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Phyllaplysia lafonti


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lexID:
7783 
AphiaID:
139599 
Scientific:
Phyllaplysia lafonti 
German:
Seehase 
English:
Sea Hare 
Category:
Søharer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Phyllaplysia (Genus) > lafonti (Species) 
Initial determination:
(P. Fischer, ), 1870 
Occurrence:
Komodo (Komodo Island), Réunion , Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Marshall øerne, Middelhavet, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Okinawa , Vestlige Stillehav, Ækvator 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.8 cm - 4.3 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
No reliable information available, Alger, Foder specialist 
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:
2019-09-20 12:54:50 

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Phyllaplysia lafonti P. Fischer, 1872

The identity of many of the small sea hares of the genera Phyllaplysia and Petalifera is worldwide very confused.

The background colour of Phyllaplysia lafonti is very variable.On the body are concentric stripes of lighter and darker pigmentation.This seahare was originally described from
the Atlantic coast of France.But Phyllaplysia lafonti also can be found from the Indo-West Pacific.

Phyllaplysia lafonti lives on on the brown alga Padina and feeds on diatoms.

Very similar is Petalifera petalifera.

Synonyme:
Aplysia brongniarti
Phyllaplysia brongniartii
Phyllaplysia paulinoi
Petalifera lafonti

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Anaspidea (Order) > Aplysioidea (Superfamily) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Phyllaplysia (Genus) > Phyllaplysia lafonti (Species)

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