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Chelidonura hirundinina Swallotail Headshield Slug, Leech Aglaja


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lexID:
6682 
Scientific:
Chelidonura hirundinina 
German:
Kopfschildschnecke 
English:
Swallotail Headshield Slug, Leech Aglaja 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Aglajidae (Family) > Chelidonura (Genus) > hirundinina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quoy & Gaimard, 1833) 
Occurrence:
Australia, Cuba, Fiji, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, Jamaica, Malaysia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands, the Caribbean 
Size:
up to 1.57" (4 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Turbellaria ("Planaria") 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2014-01-28 20:12:08 

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Chelidonura hirundinina (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)

Chelidonura hirundinina grows up to 4,0 cm in length.The body color can be red, orange, dark brown or black with blue, black and orange stripes.It has a long forked tail.This species feed on small flatworms.

Synonym:
Bulla hirundinina
Chelidonura philinopsis

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Philinoidea (Superfamily) > Aglajidae (Family) > Chelidonura (Genus)

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