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Polycera risbeci



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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 home aquaria! 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
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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