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Asteronotus raripilosus


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lexID:
9098 
Scientific:
Asteronotus raripilosus 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Asteronotus (Genus) > raripilosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Abraham, ), 1877 
Occurrence:
île Maurice, La Réunion, Madagascar, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
4 cm - 15.5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sponges, No reliable information available, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-23 16:03:03 

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Asteronotus raripilosus (Abraham, 1877)

The background colour is whitish, yellowish,creamish or brown and with many irregular dark brown spots, blotches and speckles.On the notum there are long soft papillae,some of which are branched.

The rhinophores have 30 to 45 lamellae.This seaslug have six tripinnate branchial plumes, arranged around the anus.

Very similar is a dark colour form of Discodoris fragilis.

Synonyme:
Doris raripilosa
Hoplodoris desmoparypha
Otinodoris winckworthi
Platydoris papillata

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