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Eubranchus farrani



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lexID:
5886 
AphiaID:
139766 
Scientific:
Eubranchus farrani 
German:
Orange gepnunktete Ballonfadenschnecke 
English:
Aeolid Nudibranch 
Category:
Naaktslakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Eubranchidae (Family) > Eubranchus (Genus) > farrani (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Alder & Hancock, ), 1844 
Occurrence:
the Mediterranean Sea, Adria, Azoren 
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 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-08-15 19:53:16 

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Eubranchus farrani (Alder & Hancock, 1844)

Eubranchus 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.

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

Eubranchus farrani is usually feeding on hydroids.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Aeolidida (Infraorder) > Fionoidea (Superfamily) > Eubranchidae (Family) > Eubranchus (Genus)

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