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Polycera capensis


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lexID:
9374 
AphiaID:
225509 
Scientific:
Polycera capensis 
German:
Hörnchenschnecke 
English:
Crowned Nudibranch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycera (Genus) > capensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 
Occurrence:
Namibia, Tasmanien, Australien, Syd Afrika 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 17°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Foder specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-21 18:07:47 

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Polycera capensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824

The ground colour is whit ore grey with black, yellow or orange longitudinal stripes.Polycera capensis feeds exclusively on bryozoans of genus Bugula.

Synonyme:
Polycera conspicua
Polycera nigrocrocea

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > rGastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Polyceroidea (Superfamily) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycerinae (Subfamily) > Polycera (Genus) > Polycera capensis (Species)

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