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- Hypselodoris maculosa
- Spotted Hypselodoris
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Hypselodoris (Genus) > maculosa (Species)
- Initial determination:
- (Pease, ), 1871
- Lembeh Strait, Java, Red Sea, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Northern Mariana Islands, Thailand, the Seychelles, Great Barrier Reef, Réunion , Kenya, Sri Lanka, India, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, Indonesia, Raja Amat, Vanuatu, Timor, Myanmar, Australia, the Nicobar Islands, Sulawesi, Guam, Taiwan, Andamanensee, Bunaken, Indische Oceaan, Japan
- bis zu 5cm
- 23°C - 28°C
- Sponzen, Voederspecialist
- Not suitable for aquarium keeping
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
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- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2005-02-08 21:13:49
- 2007-05-09 22:32:43
Hypselodoris maculosa (Pease, 1871)
The mantle colour of is a pale milky orange-brown. On the central part of body are four white lines.The colour pattern is variable.
Hypselodoris maculosa feeds exclusively on yellow sponges from the genus Euryspongia.
Very similar to Hypselodoris decorata.
Chromodoris decorata Risbec, 1928
Chromodoris maculosa Pease, 1871 (original combination)
Glossodoris decorata (Risbec, 1928)
Hypselodoris cuis Er. Marcus, 1965
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