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Thorunna purpuropedis Nudibranch



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lexID:
7627 
AphiaID:
559979 
Scientific:
Thorunna purpuropedis 
German:
Purpur-Fuß Thorunna 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Thorunna (Genus) > purpuropedis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rudman & S. Johnson, 1985 
Occurrence:
Japan, Okinawa, Philippines 
Size:
0.39" - 0.43" (1cm - 1.1cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-15 19:49:13 

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Thorunna purpuropedis Rudman & S. Johnson, 1985

Thorunna purpuropedis have a elongate body, the mantle purplish white with a orange band.Rhinophores and gills ar orange-red. The foot is pale purple ( "purpuropedis").The seven gills are simply pinnate and wave rhythmically, if the snail moves.

This species is a food specialist, eats thin tan encrusting sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Chromodorididae (Family) > Thorunna (Genus)

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