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Cyerce kikutarobabai



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lexID:
7726 
Scientific:
Cyerce kikutarobabai 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
sap-sucking sea slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Hermaeidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > kikutarobabai (Species) 
Initial determination:
Hamatani, 1976 
Occurrence:
Indonésie, Japon, Nouvelle Calédonie, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée 
Size:
0.8 cm - 1 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
algues, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2014-11-23 13:43:36 

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Cyerce kikutarobabai Hamatani, 1976

Cyerce kikutarobabai is a small sized slug.The body is translucent white with a distinctive purple colouring on the head.Rhinophores and oral tentacles and cerata are purple coloured. The head and tentacles have a pattern of white spots. Cerata have large translucent white spots with a central opaque white or yellow spot. The body has a distinctive green tinge from the algal food.

Cyerce kikutarobabai was named to honor Dr. Kikutaro Baba of Japan as a mentor of David W. Behrens.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Limapontioidea (Superfamily) > Caliphyllidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > Cyerce kikutarobabai (Species)

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