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Tergipes tergipes Johnston's balloon eolis



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lexID:
6018 
AphiaID:
141641 
Scientific:
Tergipes tergipes 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Johnston's Balloon Eolis 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Tergipedidae (Family) > Tergipes (Genus) > tergipes (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål in Niebuhr, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles 
Size:
0.24" - 0.31" (0.6cm - 0.8cm) 
Temperature:
- 68 °F (°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Hydrozoa polyps 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-07 17:24:23 

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Tergipes tergipes (Forsskål in Niebuhr, 1775)

The body is translucent white with red markings on the sides of the head and behind the rhinophore bases.The cerata are swollen with white tips.

Tergipes tergipes is common throughout European waters, but frequently overlooked because of its small size ( 6-8 mm).

Tergipes tergipes feeds on Hydroid of genus Obelia , especially Obelia geniculata.

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