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Profile lexID: 8740 AphiaID: 457533 Scientific: Doriopsilla gemela German: Nacktschnecke English: Yellow-Gilled Sea Goddess Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Doriopsilla (Genus) > gemela (Species) Initial determination: Gosliner, Schaefer & Millen, 1999 Occurrence: , Pacific Ocean , North Pacific (Ocean) Californiske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), USA, Østlige Stillehav Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: 20°C - 25°C Food: Sponges, No reliable information available, Foder specialist Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Doriopsilla gemela Gosliner, Schaefer & Millen, 1999
Doriopsilla gemela is similar in colour to Doriopsilla albopunctata with small opaque white spots, but the mantle of Doriopsilla gemela is much smoother , but has some small tubercles.Rhinophores are yellow to yellow-orange with 7-10 lamellae.The gills are bright orange or yellow in colour and bi- to tripinnate (Doriopsilla albopunctata has white or pale yellow gills).
Baptodoris mimetica is also very similar in colour.All three sea slugs are very similar.
Sea slugs genus Doripsilla feeds on sponges.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Phyllidioidea (Superfamily) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Doriopsilla (Genus) > Doriopsilla gemela (Species)
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