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Okenia eolida



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lexID:
7705 
AphiaID:
550445 
Scientific:
Okenia eolida 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Spiky Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Goniodorididae (Family) > Okenia (Genus) > eolida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, ), 1832 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Australie, Japon, Nouvelle Zélande, Pacifique Ouest, Philippines 
Size:
bis zu 1cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 27°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Created:
Last edit:
2014-11-16 13:13:58 

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Okenia eolida (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
(formerly classified as Okenia plana)

Okenia eolida has a broad translucent white body with brown patches and five elongate lateral papillae on each side.

Okenia eolida feeds exclusively on fouling mossanimal(bryozoan).Fouling bryozoan found in brackish water and on shipps. By shipping mossanimal and Okenia eolida has a wide distribution in the western Pacific.Fouling bryozoan are e.g.Conopeum,Membranipora,Cryptosula and Jellyella.

Very similar is Okenia pilosa.

Synonym:
Doris eolida
Hopkinsia plana
Okenia plana

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Onchidoridoidea (Superfamily) > Goniodorididae (Family) > Okenia (Genus)

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