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Acanthodoris brunnea



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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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-11-27 13:49:35 

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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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