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Profile 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2017-09-09 12:05:30
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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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