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Amphorina farrani


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lexID:
5886 
AphiaID:
139766 
Scientific:
Amphorina farrani 
German:
Orange gepnunktete Ballonfadenschnecke 
English:
Aeolid Nudibranch 
Category:
Naaktslakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Eubranchidae (Family) > Amphorina (Genus) > farrani (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Alder & Hancock, ), 1844 
Occurrence:
the Mediterranean Sea, Adria, Azoren 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
2 cm - 2.3 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa poliepen, Voederspecialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
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Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-19 19:48:54 

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Amphorina farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)

Amphorina farrani is very variable in colour. It usually has a translucent white body.Tentacles and rhinophores are yellow tipped or variable.An all white form is common.

Juveniles may have no colour other than pale brown or salmon pink.

Amphorina farrani has in the past been confused with Eubranchus tricolour. However,Amphorina farrani is more slender and smaller.

This nudibranch usually feeding on hydroids.

Synonymised names:
Aeolis adelaidae I. C. Thompson, 1860 (synonym)
Amphorina alberti Quatrefages, 1844
Cavolina farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)
Eolidia flavescens Risso, 1826 (synonym)
Eolis adelaidae W. Thompson, 1859 (synonym)
Eolis andreapolis MacIntosh, 1865 (synonym)
Eolis farrani Alder & Hancock, 1844 (original combination)
Eolis robertianae MacIntosh, 1865 (synonym)
Eubranchus farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)
Galvina farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)
Galvina flava Trinchese, 1879

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