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Umbraculum umbraculum



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lexID:
6206 
AphiaID:
141879 
Scientific:
Umbraculum umbraculum 
German:
Warzige Schirmschnecke 
English:
Umbrella Slug, Atlantic Umbrella Slug 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Umbraculida (Order) > Umbraculidae (Family) > Umbraculum (Genus) > umbraculum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lightfoot, ), 1786 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Mozambique, the Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island, Lord Howe Island, Afrique du Sud, Atlantique Est, Australie, Bermudes, Brésil, Canada, Caraïbes, Cercle tropical, Colombie, Hawaii, Honduras, île Maurice, îles de Pâques, Kuba, littoraux européens, Madagascar, Méditerranée, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Zélande, Palau, Sulawesi, Tansanie, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
4 cm - 18 cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sponges, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-01 19:57:17 

Husbandry

Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)

The common name ist umbrella slug, which refers to its umbrella-shaped shell.Umbraculum umbraculum carries a calcareous disc too small to cover its body.

Umbraculum umbraculum feeds exclusively on sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Umbraculida (Order) > Umbraculoidea (Superfamily) > Umbraculidae (Family) > Umbraculum (Genus)

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