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Mexichromis tura


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lexID:
7940 
AphiaID:
558665 
Scientific:
Mexichromis tura 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Mexichromis (Genus) > tura (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Marcus & Marcus, ), 1967 
Occurrence:
Panama, Marshall øerne, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Østlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.7 cm - 1 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sponges, Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
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:
2019-10-25 20:56:52 

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Mexichromis tura (Marcus & Marcus, 1967)

The mantle is a dark purplish black with small bright orange spots.Mexichromis tura have a 5-banded mantle margin.There is a bright orange band, followed a purplish black band,a milky bluish white, a purplish black and a brokenmilky yellow band on the mantle edge.The foot and rhinophores are deep purplish black in colour. The gills are translucent colourless purplish tiped.

Mexichromis tura is one of a group of yellow spotted blue chromodorids from the eastern Pacific.Very similar is Mexichromis antonii, which differs in one of the 5 margin bands.

Synonym:
Chromodoris tura
Glossodoris tura
Thorunna tura

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Mexichromis (Genus) > Mexichromis tura (Species)

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