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Ercolania boodleae



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lexID:
8949 
AphiaID:
494662 
Scientific:
Ercolania boodleae 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Sap-sucking Slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Limapontiidae (Family) > Ercolania (Genus) > boodleae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Baba, ), 1938 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Russland, Australie, golfe de Californie, Japon, Nouvelle Zélande, Ocean Pacifique, Okinawa, pacifique du nord, Pacifique Ouest 
Size:
0.6 cm - 1.5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
algues 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Ercolania annelyleorum
  • Ercolania endophytophaga
  • Ercolania erbsus
  • Ercolania felina
  • Ercolania fuscata
  • Ercolania gopalai
  • Ercolania halophilae
  • Ercolania irregularis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-11-14 13:37:37 

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Ercolania boodleae (Baba, 1938)

Whole body is black or with black specks. Rhinophores are with witish tips.The blackish cerata have a yellowish-brown or orange-brown cap.

Ercolania boodleae can be found usually in shallow water ( 1-3m depths) on different green algae , such as Cladophora, Enteromorpha, Boodlea, Ulva,Chaetomorpha.This nudibranch feeds on algae.

The name boodleae refers to green algae genus Boodlea.

Synonym:
Ercolania emarginata
Stiliger boodleae

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Limapontioidea (Superfamily) > Limapontiidae (Family) > Ercolania (Genus) > Ercolania boodleae (Species)

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