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lexID: 4370 AphiaID: 483943 Scientific: Pseudoceros bimarginatus German: Strudelwurm English: Flatworm Category: Flatworms Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > bimarginatus (Species) Initial determination: Meixner, 1907 Occurrence: Australia, Bunaken, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Red Sea, Thailand, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: Meter Size: 2.76" - 3.94" (7cm - 10cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Bryozoans (sea mats), Carnivore, Sea squirts 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: 2012-05-03 09:07:42
Last edit: 2019-01-13 19:56:15
Pseudoceros bimarginatus Meixner, 1907
The back ground colour is white or cream.There are three marginal bands from the inner to outer: yellow-green, black and an orange.Some flatworms have also a fine median white line. Pseudoceros bimarginatus have pseudotentacles.
This flatworm feeds on bryozoans.Pseudoceros bimarginatus is common in shallow lagoons and in shallow reefs.
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