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- Thuridilla decorata
- Sap-sucking Slug
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Thuridilla (Genus) > decorata (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Heller & T. E. Thompson, ), 1983
- Israel, Arabie-saudite, Egypte, Mer Rouge
- Sea depth:
- 4 - 20 Meter
- 0,8 cm - 2,0 cm
- °C - 25°C
- There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2017-07-08 20:17:06
- 2017-07-09 08:30:15
Thuridilla decorata (Heller & Thompson, 1983)
Thuridilla decorata was found on filamentous algae on the reef flat.This species occurs in the Red Sea.
Thuridilla sea slugs use the chloroplasts from the green algae, their diet, therefore this nudibranch is one of the "solar-powered slugs".
Elysia decorata Heller & Thomp
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) >Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Thuridilla (Genus) > Thuridilla decorata (Species)
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