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Umbraculum umbraculum Umbrella slug, Atlantic umbrella slug



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lexID:
6206 
AphiaID:
141879 
Scientific:
Umbraculum umbraculum 
German:
Warzige Schirmschnecke 
English:
Umbrella Slug, Atlantic Umbrella Slug 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Umbraculida (Order) > Umbraculidae (Family) > Umbraculum (Genus) > umbraculum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lightfoot, ), 1786 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada , Circumtropic, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, East-Atlantic Ocean, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), European Coasts, Hawaii, Honduras, Lord Howe Island, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Palau, South-Africa, Sulawesi, Tansania, the Caribbean, the Kermadec Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 7.09" (4cm - 18cm) 
Temperature:
59 °F - 77 °F (15°C - 25°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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-01 19:57:17 

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Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)

The common name ist umbrella slug, which refers to its umbrella-shaped shell.Umbraculum umbraculum carries a calcareous disc too small to cover its body.

Umbraculum umbraculum feeds exclusively on sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Umbraculida (Order) > Umbraculoidea (Superfamily) > Umbraculidae (Family) > Umbraculum (Genus)

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