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Phyllidia flava White spotted warty slug



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lexID:
5458 
AphiaID:
140774 
Scientific:
Phyllidia flava 
German:
Weißgefleckte Warzenschnecke 
English:
White Spotted Warty Slug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Phyllidiidae (Family) > Phyllidia (Genus) > flava (Species) 
Initial determination:
Aradas, 1847 
Occurrence:
European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, Spain, the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
1.77" - 1.97" (4.5cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
62.6 °F - 73.4 °F (17°C - 23°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2017-04-29 19:28:30 

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Phyllidia flava Aradas, 1847

The background colour is yellow to orange with wthite warty tubercles.This sea slug feeds exclusively on sponges, including Axinella cannabina and Acanthella acuta(favorite prey: Acanthella acuta).Phyllidia flava can be found on hard bottom to dephts of 20 m.

Synonyme:
Phyllidia aurata
Phyllidia depressa
Phyllidia papillosa
Phyllidia pulitzeri
Phyllidia rolandiae

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Phyllidioidea (Superfamily) > Phyllidiidae (Family) > Phyllidia (Genus) > Phyllidia flava (Species)

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