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Platydoris cruenta



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lexID:
6966 
Scientific:
Platydoris cruenta 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus) > cruenta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1832) 
Occurrence:
indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, La Réunion, Madagascar, Pacifique Ouest 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Sponges, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-04-06 20:13:37 

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Platydoris cruenta (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)

There are a number of species in the tropical Indo-Pacific Platydoris, which differ only in a few details.

The background colour of Platydoris cruenta is white or cream.The mantle is brown lined with red or yellow patches.Rhinophores and gills are brown lined such as the mantle.The foot is brown lined.The mantle is very firm and extremely rough.

Platydoris cruenta lives on shallow reefs and is nocturnal.

Very similar are Platydoris formosa (bright red rhinophores and black lines outlining the gills) and Platydoris cinereobranchiata (large red patches,have no lines).

Synonym:
Doris cruenta

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Discodorididae (Family) > Platydoris (Genus)

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