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lexID: 11895 AphiaID: 1264645 Scientific: Glossodoris acosti German: Prachtsternschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Nudibranchs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Glossodoris (Genus) > acosti (Species) Initial determination: Matsuda & Gosliner, 2018 Occurrence: Indo Pacific, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka Sea depth: - 18 Meter Size: 2.36" - 3.15" (6,5cm - 8,5cm) Temperature: - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) Food: Food specialist, No reliable information available, Sponges Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-01-11 17:19:32
Last edit: 2019-01-11 17:36:30
Glossodoris acosti Matsuda & Gosliner, 2018
A new described nudibranch. Previously confused with Glossodoris cincta this species is distinguished by details of colouring and internal anatomy as well as DNA sequences from other species of very similar appearance
Three marginal bands with subdued colours, outer light blue, middle dark green, inner yellowish green.
Probably widespread in the central Indo-Pacific Ocean.
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