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Plocamopherus imperialis



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lexID:
8959 
Scientific:
Plocamopherus imperialis 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Plocamopherus (Genus) > imperialis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Angas, 1864 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australie, Japon, Nouvelle Zélande, Pacifique Ouest, Pacifique Sud, Philippines 
Size:
1.5 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-11-15 13:19:51 

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Plocamopherus imperialis Angas, 1864

Plocamopherus imperialis occurs throughout the tropical western Pacific.The body is elongate,orange coloured and mottled black.The gills are high set on the body and can not be withdrawn. The rhinophores are lamellate and can be contracted.This species usually found in 0-15m dephts.

Sea slugs genus Plocamopherus produce a luminesce flashes of light.How they do this is unknown.Plocamopherus slugs swims by laterally bending the body back and forth like a stranded fish.

Plocamopherus imperialis feeding bryozoans.

Synonym:
Plocamopherus naeavatus

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

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