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Profile lexID: 8695 AphiaID: 764904 Scientific: Phidiana bourailli German: Fadenschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Facelinidae (Family) > Phidiana (Genus) > bourailli (Species) Initial determination: (Risbec, ), 1928 Occurrence: , Lembeh Strait , Tansania Australien, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Marshall øerne, Vestlige Stillehav Size: 1 cm - 1.8 cm Temperature: 20°C - 27°C Food: No reliable information available, Hydrozoa polyps, 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Phidiana bourailli (Risbec, 1928)
Body is elongate and wave-shape.The body colour is translucent white with opaque white speckling and patches on the head and dorsum,orange streaks and spots, in some cases broken orange lines. The cerata are short and arranged in clusters.The digestive gland is usually light brown in colour.The banded oral tentacles are very long.
Phidiana bourailli can be found in shallow water,often under dead coral.It is thought to feed thecate hydroids.
Similar are Phidiana anulifera and Phidiana semidecora.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Aeolidida (Parvorder) > Aeolidioidea (Superfamily) > Facelinidae (Family) > Phidiana (Genus) > Phidiana bourailli (Species)
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