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Micromelo undatus Miniature Melo, Wavy Bubble, Bubble Shell Sea Slug

Micromelo undatusis commonly referred to as Miniature Melo, Wavy Bubble, Bubble Shell Sea Slug. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Micromelo undatus (Bali), 2018


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lexID:
5554 
AphiaID:
140121 
Scientific:
Micromelo undatus 
German:
Miniature Melo , Wellen-Blasenschnecke 
English:
Miniature Melo, Wavy Bubble, Bubble Shell Sea Slug 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Aplustridae (Family) > Micromelo (Genus) > undatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bruguière, ), 1792 
Occurrence:
Africa, Bermuda, Brazil, East-Atlantic Ocean, Florida, Hawaii, Japan, Mozambique, Réunion , South-Africa, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Caribbean 
Sea depth:
- 25 Meter 
Size:
0.47" - 0.79" (1.2cm - 2,0cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Worms 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 22:45:17 

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Micromelo undatus (Bruguière, 1792)

Micromelo undatus, also known as bubble snail. This snail feeds on cirratulinid polychaete worms. The toxins from these worms become incorporated into the snail's tissues and are then used for the bubble snail's own defense.

External links

  1. Medslugs - Dr. Peter Wirtz (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Juvenile


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Blasenschnecke, Micromelo undatus
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Micromelo undatus (Bali), 2018
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Micromelo undata, Bali Indonesien 2018
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Micromelo undatum, PNG 2016 Milne Bay
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Micromelo undatum Komodo-Alor 2011  Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Micromelo undatus (c) by Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz
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Micromelo undata  © Prof. Dr. Peter Wirtz,Madeira Portugal
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Micromelo undatum Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Micromelo undatum Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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