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Elysia nealae



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lexID:
9632 
Scientific:
Elysia nealae 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
sapsucking slug 
Category:
Limaces de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > nealae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ostergaard, 1955 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Indonésie 
Size:
bis zu 1.5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
algues, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-04-10 20:02:26 

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Elysia nealae Ostergaard, 1955

Nudibranch of genus Elysia feed primilary by piercing and sucking algae cells (chloroplasts).They are sap Sucking Slugs.Thats why Elysia is,like their food, often green.Young species are brownish or beige in colour.

Elysia nealae is light to dark green with white flecks.It can be found on rocky bottoms (1-9 m depht).Mature animals are nocturnal.Elysia nealae feeds on green algae genus Udotea.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > Elysia nealae (Species)

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