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Pseudoceros monostichos dimpled flatworm


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lexID:
7679 
AphiaID:
878933 
Scientific:
Pseudoceros monostichos 
German:
Genoppter Strudelwurm 
English:
Dimpled Flatworm 
Category:
Flatworms 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Platyhelminthes (Phylum) > Rhabditophora (Class) > Polycladida (Order) > Pseudocerotidae (Family) > Pseudoceros (Genus) > monostichos (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newman & Cannon, 1994 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Raja Amat, Réunion , Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1.38" - 2.01" (3.5cm - 5.1cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Rotifers (Rotifera), Carnivore, Sea squirts 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-16 19:15:08 

Husbandry

Pseudoceros monostichos, Newman and Cannon 1994

The background colour is a creme. On the body is a narrow black-brown longitudinal line (mono = one, stichos = line , for the single line).

This middle forsal line is bordered by a white band and s light brown band.On the body are dimpleds.

There are four indistinct marginal bands (inner a yellow band, then a green band, a blue and a purple band.

Pseudoceros monostichos can found under rubble and on the reef slope.

The dimpled flatworm feeds on colonial ascidians.

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