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Oxynoe viridis



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lexID:
6727 
AphiaID:
397164 
Scientific:
Oxynoe viridis 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Supsucking Slug, Sacoglossa 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Oxynoidae (Family) > Oxynoe (Genus) > viridis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pease, ), 1861 
Occurrence:
Australie, indo pacifique, Japon, Nouvelle Zélande, Pacifique Ouest 
Size:
2.5 cm - 3.1 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
algues, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2014-02-09 17:33:18 

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Oxynoe viridis (Pease, 1861)

Oxynoe viridis can be variable in body colour,from greenish,green or dark green to greenish-yellow with large and small blue spots.This nudibranch is feeding on a variety of species of Caulerpa algae. Oxynoe viridis can produce a sticky white secretion when attacked and/or can break off a part of their foot to distract the attacker. A new tail grows back.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Oxynoacea (Suborder) >Oxynooidea (Superfamily) > Oxynoidae (Family) > Oxynoe (Genus)

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