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Acanthodoris brunnea, Temperate Eastern Pacific, San Miguel 2010, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Profile lexID: 8743 AphiaID: 581687 Scientific: Acanthodoris brunnea German: Sternschnecke English: Cedar-Scented Dorid Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Onchidorididae (Family) > Acanthodoris (Genus) > brunnea (Species) Initial determination: MacFarland, 1905 Occurrence: , North Pacific (Ocean) Californiske golf, USA, Østlige Stillehav Size: bis zu 2cm Temperature: 20°C - 25°C Food: Bryozoans (sea mats), 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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Acanthodoris brunnea MacFarland, 1905
Acanthodoris brunnea have a brown with white and black spots. On the mantle are a lot of high pointed and translucent papilla. The papillae are greyish on the base and whitish on the top.All members o the genus Acanthodoris have very long rhinophores.
The most distinctive characteristics is the pungent odour of cedar it gives off when disturbed.
Acanthodoris brunnea feeds exclusively on bryozoans.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Onchidoridoidea (Superfamily) > Onchidorididae (Family) > Acanthodoris (Genus) > Acanthodoris brunnea (Species)
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