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Actinocyclus papillatus, Anilao 2010, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Profile lexID: 8533 AphiaID: 599489 Scientific: Actinocyclus papillatus German: Nacktschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Actinocyclidae (Family) > Actinocyclus (Genus) > papillatus (Species) Initial determination: (Bergh, ), 1878 Occurrence: , Hong Kong Australien, Filippinerne, Indo Stillehavet, Korea, Singapore Size: 10 cm - 13 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) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-06-29 19:08:40
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Actinocyclus papillatus (Bergh, 1878)
Sea slugs genus Actinocyclus have a tough leathery mantle. On the mantle of Actinocyclus papillatus are many large rounded tubercles.The background colour is brown with numerous cream white spots, scattered all over the body.
Sometimes mistaken for sea slugs Family Onchidiidae. Onchidiidae sea slugs don't have feathery gills and much flatter.
Actinocyclus papillatus feeds exclusively on sponges.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Actinocyclidae (Family) > Actinocyclus (Genus) > Actinocyclus papillatus (Species)
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