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Cyerce nigricans


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lexID:
9106 
Scientific:
Cyerce nigricans 
German:
Schwarz Goldene Schlundsackschnecke 
English:
Black and Gold Sapsucking Slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Hermaeidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > nigricans (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pease, ), 1866 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Afrique de l'Est, Australie, barrière de récif, île de Guam, indo pacifique, Ocean Pacifique, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Tahiti 
Size:
2.2 cm - 3 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
algues, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2016-01-02 16:41:38 

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Cyerce nigricans (Pease, 1866)

Cyerce nigricans was originally described by from the Pacific Islands. Commonly known as Black and Gold Sapsucking Slug this sea slug has a widely distribution in the Indo-West Pacific.

The wonderful Cyerce is often being used in tourist posters and brochures.

Similar is Cyerce nigra.Cyerce nigricans have no striped cerata. It has coloured and banded cerata with spots. In contrast to Cyerce nigra, C.nigricans feed on Chlorodesmis fastigiata (turtle weed).

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