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Thuridilla virgata sap-sucking slug

Thuridilla virgata wird umgangssprachlich oft als Saftsauger bezeichnet.



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lexID:
11813 
AphiaID:
494508 
Scientific:
Thuridilla virgata 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Sap-sucking Slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Thuridilla (Genus) > virgata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bergh, ), 1888 
Occurrence:
Indian Ocean, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, South-Africa, Tansania 
Sea depth:
0 - 10 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,7cm - 2,5cm) 
Food:
Algae, Food specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-07 18:27:43 

Husbandry

Thuridilla virgata (Bergh, 1888)

The body is a pale bluish white with a series of broad black longitudinal bands, of irregular width and length, on the parapodia.

feeds on algae

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