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Phestilla lugubris



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lexID:
7995 
AphiaID:
536542 
Scientific:
Phestilla lugubris 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Coral-feeding Aeolid 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Trinchesiidae (Family) > Phestilla (Genus) > lugubris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bergh, ), 1870 
Occurrence:
Komodo (Komodo Island), Hawaii, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Océan Indien, Pacifique Est, Pacifique Ouest 
Size:
2 cm - 4 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, polypes coralliens, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Phestilla panamica
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-02-15 14:02:09 

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Phestilla lugubris (Bergh, 1870)

Phestilla lugubris have a widespread throughout the tropical Indo-West Pacific. This nudibranch feeds on the polyps of Porites corals in shallow water.The cerata tips are white and swollen with secretion cells. These cells produce a sticky ceratal secretions.

Phestilla is able to break off their cerata when disturbed.

Synonyme:
Aeolidia edmondsoni
Cratena lugubris
Phestilla sibogae

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Aeolidida (Parvorder) > Fionoidea (Superfamily) > Tergipedidae (Family) > Phestilla (Genus) > Phestilla lugubris (Species)

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