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Profile lexID: 9648 AphiaID: 494497 Scientific: Thuridilla kathae German: Saftsauger,Kathy's Thuridilla English: Sapsucking Slug,Kathy's Thuridilla Category: Sacoglossa Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Thuridilla (Genus) > kathae (Species) Initial determination: Gosliner, 1995 Occurrence: barrière de récif, Hawaii, indo pacifique Size: 0.7 cm - 1.2 cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Food: algues Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully CITES: Not evaluated Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2016-04-17 12:52:09
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Thuridilla kathae Gosliner, 1995
This species has a cream body, the low parapodia meet in several irregular folds.The parapodia with brown and white spots, and creme marginal lines.On the head white flecks form a Y-like pattern.Orange around the eyes.
Thuridilla kathae is found on rocky bottoms(1-5 m depht)on filamentous algae The egg mass is an orange spiral.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Thuridilla (Genus) > Thuridilla kathae (Species)
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