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Elysia tomentosa sap-sucking slug



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lexID:
6595 
AphiaID:
233601 
Scientific:
Elysia tomentosa 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Sap-sucking Slug 
Category:
Sacoglossa 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > tomentosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
K. Jensen, 1997 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Japan, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
1.57" - 1.97" (4cm - 5cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae, Food specialist 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
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Last edit:
2014-01-12 13:35:58 

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Elysia tomentosa Jensen, 1997

It prefers feeding Caulerpa racemosa.It is found on shallow water at depths of 1-2 m. There grows there algae food.The bright yellow eggs form a zig-zag pattern.

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