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Elysia maoria


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lexID:
11739 
Scientific:
Elysia maoria 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
sap-sucking slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > maoria (Species) 
Initial determination:
Powell, 1937 
Occurrence:
Australie, Nouvelle Zélande 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2,5cm 
Food:
algues, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-10-22 15:59:45 

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Elysia maoria Powell, 1937

Nudibranch of 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 maoria feeds on Codium algae.

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