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Elysia furvacauda


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Elysia furvacauda. Blairgowrie, 2016

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lexID:
11031 
Scientific:
Elysia furvacauda 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Sap Sucking Slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > furvacauda (Species) 
Initial determination:
Burn, 1958 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, Australie 
Sea depth:
2 Meter 
Size:
1,2 cm - 1,9 cm 
Food:
algues 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-09 12:11:28 

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Elysia furvacauda Burn, 1958

Nudibranch genus Elysia feed primilary by piercing and sucking algae cells (chloroplasts).They are sap Sucking Slugs.Thats why Elysia is,like their food, often green.Young species are brownish or beige in colour.

Elysia furvacauda is known only from southeastern Australia.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > Elysia furvacauda (Species)

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