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Polycera atra



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lexID:
8556 
AphiaID:
527533 
Scientific:
Polycera atra 
German:
Hörnchenschnecke 
English:
Black Dorid 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycera (Genus) > atra (Species) 
Initial determination:
MacFarland, 1905 
Occurrence:
Californiske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Østlige Stillehav 
Size:
2.5 cm - 4 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-07-07 18:59:40 

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Polycera atra MacFarland, 1905

The body is translucent white with longitudinal bluish-black lines and yellow tubercles. The oral veil has 4-8 yellow-tipped papillae.

Polycera atra feeds on bryozoans genus Bugula and Membranipora.

A very whitish form may be quite white with only a few black stripes)feeding on the bryozoan Membranipora.

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 atra (Species)

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