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Doriopsilla janaina Nudibranch


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lexID:
7880 
AphiaID:
537022 
Scientific:
Doriopsilla janaina 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Doriopsilla (Genus) > janaina (Species) 
Initial determination:
Er. Marcus & Ev. Marcus, 1967 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Marschall Islands, Mexico (East Pacific) 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Size:
up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-25 21:02:08 

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Doriopsilla janaina Er. Marcus & Ev. Marcus, 1967

The background colour is translucent to a deep orange. On the mantle are white patches, small blackish spots and relatively large rounded, often capped,deep orange tubercles. The largest tubercles are often white.

Doriopsilla janaina can be found in the intertidal and shallow water, but also to depts of 20 m.

This species feeds on sponges.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Phyllidioidea (Superfamily) > Dendrodorididae (Family) > Doriopsilla (Genus) > Doriopsilla janaina (Species)

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