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Chelidonura mandroroa Copyright Teresa Zubi
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lexID: 7364 AphiaID: 559042 Scientific: Chelidonura mandroroa German: Kopfschildschnecke English: Headshield Slug Category: Headshield slugs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Aglajidae (Family) > Chelidonura (Genus) > mandroroa (Species) Initial determination: (Gosliner, ), 2011 Occurrence: China, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand Size: up to 1.38" (3.5 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Food specialist, No reliable information available Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2014-07-13 13:51:17
Last edit: 2014-07-13 13:51:17
Chelidonura mandroroa Gosliner, 2011
The backround colour is dark brown to black with orange-yellow, elongate, and narrow patches.The patches are yellow outlined.This Headshield slug lives under or on coral rubble in reefs at 8m to 13m depths.
The name "mandroros" is a Malagasy word and means to hallucinate.
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