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Flabellina cynara



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lexID:
8244 
AphiaID:
558404 
Scientific:
Flabellina cynara 
German:
Fadenschnecke, Schwimmende Cynara 
English:
Swimming Cynara 
Category:
Naaktslakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Flabellinidae (Family) > Flabellina (Genus) > cynara (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ev. Marcus & Er. Marcus, ), 1967 
Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean, Mexico (East Pacific), Peru, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Golf van Californië 
Size:
0.7 cm - 5 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Geen betrouwbare informatie beschikbaar 
Difficulty:
Niet geschikt voor huiskameraquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-04-11 19:41:51 

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Flabellina cynara (Marcus & Marcus, 1967)

Flabellina cynara is commonly known as 'Swimming Cynara'.The sea slug uses use their cerata to swmin itself through the water.

The body is deep pink with white spots.The long, thin cerata are a translucent, salmon-orange in colour with white speckling. The foot is purple bordered.

This nudibranch feeds exclusively on hydrozoon polyps


Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Aeolidida (Parvorder) > Flabellinoidea (Superfamily) > Flabellinidae (Family) > Flabellina (Genus) > Flabellina cynara (Species)

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