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Peltodoris atromaculata



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lexID:
3233 
AphiaID:
509315 
Scientific:
Peltodoris atromaculata 
German:
Leoparden-Sternschnecke oder Kuh-Schnecke 
English:
Seaslug 
Category:
Naaktslakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Peltodoris (Genus) > atromaculata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bergh, 1880 
Occurrence:
East-Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, Adria 
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
15°C - 20°C 
Food:
Sponzen, Voederspecialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-06-13 15:06:24 

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Peltodoris atromaculata Bergh, 1880

Peltodoris atromaculata often found on the sponge Petrosia ficiformis. Although this sponge forms antibodies that will protect him from predators, the snail dont stores these substances. As a self-protection this little snail has spicules.

Synonymised names
Discodoris atromaculata (Bergh, 1880) (currently placed in genus Peltodoris)

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