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Sclerodoris apiculata Nudibranch



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lexID:
7789 
AphiaID:
209605 
Scientific:
Sclerodoris apiculata 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Sclerodoris (Genus) > apiculata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Alder & Hancock, ), 1864 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Tansania, Western Pacific Ocean 
Size:
1.57" - 2.76" (4cm - 7cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sponges 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-20 19:59:43 

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Sclerodoris apiculata (Alder & Hancock, 1864)

Sclerodoris apiculata have usually a dull-brown or yellowish background colour with a firm, sponge-like mantle. Papillae are fluid filled and can be fully retracted.

This nudibranch can be found in shallow water and in intertidal muddy area.

Sclerodoris apiculata exclusively feeds on sponges.

Synonym:
Doris apiculata
Halgerda apiculata

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

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