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Hypselodoris imperialis



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lexID:
8134 
AphiaID:
597869 
Scientific:
Hypselodoris imperialis 
German:
Prachtsternschnecke 
English:
Imperial Nudibranch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Hypselodoris (Genus) > imperialis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pease, ), 1860 
Occurrence:
Australien, Fransk Polynesien, Hawaii, Kenya, Papua NeuGuinea , Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
3.5 cm - 6.4 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Sponges, Foder specialist 
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:
2015-03-13 19:41:36 

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Hypselodoris imperialis (Pease, 1860)

Hypselodoris imperialis has an elongate high body. The back ground colour is white with numerous lemon-yellow spots.

The rhinophore club is dark blue-black with lamellae.The white gills are dark blue-black eged.

This species feeds on the blue-gray sponge Dysidea fragilis.

Synonyme:
Chromodoris imperialis
Doriprismatica imperialis
Doris prismatica var. imperialis
Risbecia imperialis

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

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