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Profile lexID: 8530 AphiaID: 531377 Scientific: Polycera risbeci German: Hörnchenschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycera (Genus) > risbeci (Species) Initial determination: Odhner, 1941 Occurrence: Indiske ocean, Japan, Marshall øerne, Okinawa , Papua NeuGuinea , Vestlige Stillehav Size: 0.4 cm - 0.8 cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Food: No reliable information available, Bryozoans (sea mats), Foder specialist Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-06-29 14:00:44
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Polycera risbeci Odhner, 1941
The background colour is a greenish yellow-brown.On the body ar thin transverse brown lines, which are interrupted. The rhinophores are pale brown with yellow flecks on the lamellae. The gills are pale yellow. Polycera risbeci is a tiny sea slug and grows up to 8 mm in length.
Sea slugs genus Polycera feeds exclusively on bryozoans. There are no information available from what Polycera risbeci feed on.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Polyceroidea (Superfamily) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycerinae (Subfamily) > Polycera (Genus) > Polycera risbeci (Species)
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