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Tonicella undocaerulea wird umgangssprachlichals Käferschnecke bezeichnet.
Blue-line chiton (Tonicella undocaerulea), 2018
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lexID: 11544 AphiaID: 386445 Scientific: Tonicella undocaerulea German: Käferschnecke English: Blue-line Chiton, Blue-waved Chiton Category: Chitons Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Polyplacophora (Class) > Chitonida (Order) > Tonicellidae (Family) > Tonicella (Genus) > undocaerulea (Species) Initial determination: Sirenko, 1973 Occurrence: Alaska, Canada , Gulf of California, Northeast Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 10 Meter Size: 0.79" - 0.79" (2,4cm - 2,8cm) Temperature: - 64.4 °F (°C - 18°C) Food: algae grazer, epiphytes feeder Difficulty: Cold water animal Offspring: None Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2018-05-12 13:38:38
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Tonicella undocaerulea Sirenko, 1973
Tonicella undocaerulea is commonly known as the blue lined chiton or blue-waved chiton. The head plate with zigzag white,may be blue when alive. The girdle is hairless, brown to red or pink in colour, often with yellow or white mottling.
the blue lined chiton acn be found usually on rocks in shallow waters.
Similar to Tonicella lineata, Tonicella lokii und Mopalia spectabilis. Chitons are algae grazer.
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