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Limacia cockerelli



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lexID:
8024 
Scientific:
Limacia cockerelli 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Orange-clubbed Dorid 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Limacia (Genus) > cockerelli (Species) 
Initial determination:
(MacFarland, ), 1905 
Occurrence:
Canada, golfe de Californie, Pacifique Est 
Size:
bis zu 2.6cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-11-27 13:53:09 

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Limacia cockerelli (MacFarland, 1905)

Limacia cockerelli feeds exclusively on the orange-brown coloured bryozoans Hincksina velata and Membranopora.The egg spawn spirals are pale-pink and contains 6,500 eggs.

This species is found in two forms, a northern form and a southern form.

"cockerelli" is named in honor to the English and American malacologist T.D.A. Cockerella.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Polyceroidea (Superfamily) > Polyceridae (Family) > Triophinae (Subfamily) > Limacia (Genus) > Limacia cockerelli (Species)

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