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Phanerophthalmus minikoiensis Headshield slug

Phanerophthalmus minikoiensis wird umgangssprachlich oft als Kopfschildschnecke bezeichnet.


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Phanerophthalmus minikoiensis, 35mm,Sea and Shells, Likoni, Kenya, 2012

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lexID:
11839 
AphiaID:
1313712 
Scientific:
Phanerophthalmus minikoiensis 
German:
Kopfschildschnecke 
English:
Headshield Slug 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Phanerophthalmus (Genus) > minikoiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(E. A. Smith, ), 1903 
Occurrence:
Indian Ocean, Kenya, Mauritius, Réunion  
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3,5 cm) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-12 14:20:01 

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Phanerophthalmus minikoiensis (E. A. Smith, 1903)

This headshield slug is a algae grazer.

Synonymised names:
Cryptophthalmus minikoiensis E. A. Smith, 1903 (original combination)
Phanerophthalmus collaris Eales, 1938 (uncertain synonym)

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