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Profile lexID: 6654 AphiaID: 494481 Scientific: Elysia yaeyamana German: Saftsauger English: Sap-sucking Slug Category: Sacoglossa Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > yaeyamana (Species) Initial determination: Baba, 1936 Occurrence: Australie, Japon, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée Sea depth: Meter Size: 5 cm - 7 cm Temperature: 22°C - 28°C Food: algues, spécialiste de la nourriture 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2014-01-24 19:13:28
Last edit: 2018-04-02 20:24:39
Elysia yaeyamana Baba, 1936
Elysia yaeyamana is a very rare sea slug.Elysia yaeyamana have a smooth and slender body. Its grows up to 7,0 cm in length. The mantle margin is orange-yellow.This species feed on algae of genus Chlorodesmis fastigata (Turtle Weed ).
Elysia viridis is similar.
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