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lexID: 11088 AphiaID: 139647 Scientific: Doto millbayana German: Nacktschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Nudibranchs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dotidae (Family) > Doto (Genus) > millbayana (Species) Initial determination: Lemche, 1976 Occurrence: European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, Spain, the British Isles Sea depth: 16 - 22 Meter Size: up to 0" (0,8 cm) Temperature: 51.8 °F - 53.6 °F (11°C - 12°C) Food: Food specialist, Hydrozoa polyps Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2017-09-29 20:12:41
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Doto millbayana Lemche, 1976
Doto millbayana has 6 pairs of cerata. The ceratal tubercles have maroon-red spots and extra irregular red spots. The body is white with sparse mottling of red pigment. The rhinophore sheaths have conspicuous white pigment on their margins.
This animal feeds exclusively on the plumulariid hydroid Plumularia setacea.
Similar to Doto coronata.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Cladobranchia (Parvorder) > Dotidae (Family) > Doto (Genus) > Doto millbayana (Species)
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