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Hypselodoris zephyra Nudibranch


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lexID:
5576 
AphiaID:
457531 
Scientific:
Hypselodoris zephyra 
German:
Prachtsternschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Hypselodoris (Genus) > zephyra (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gosliner & R. F. Johnson, 1999 
Occurrence:
Australia, Central Pazific, Guam, Indian Ocean, Japan, Kenya, Lembeh Strait, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.57" (2cm - 4cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-26 13:37:56 

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Hypselodoris zephyra Gosliner & R. F. Johnson, 1999

It is found in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. Hypselodoris zephyra feeds on blue sponges from the genus Dysidea.

Similar in colour pattern to Hypselodoris nigrostriata.

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