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Plocamopherus lucayensis, West Palm Beach-Florida 2013, Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Profile lexID: 8285 Scientific: Plocamopherus lucayensis German: Nacktschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Limaces de mer Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Plocamopherus (Genus) > lucayensis (Species) Initial determination: Hamann & Farmer, 1988 Occurrence: Atlantique nord, Atlantique Ouest, Bahamas, Caraïbes, Floride, USA Size: bis zu 4cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: Bryozoans (sea mats), spécialiste de la nourriture Difficulty: Pas pour l'aquarium! Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2015-04-26 13:13:25
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Plocamopherus lucayensis Hamann & Farmer, 1988
Plocamopherus lucayensis is known from the tropical northwestern Atlantic.The body is translucent reddish brown and scattered all over the body with white papillae.The papillae varying in size. Usually the most papillae have a basal ring of dark brown to purple.
This species feeds probably on moss animals.
Plocamopherus species is known that they have a globular bioluminescent organ and that they can swim. Plocamopherus lucayensis was never seen flashing.
Biota > rAnimalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Polyceroidea (Superfamily) > Polyceridae (Family) > Triophinae (Subfamily) > Plocamopherus (Genus) > Plocamopherus lucayensis (Species)
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