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lexID: 8127 Scientific: Halgerda elegans German: Höckerschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Nudibranchs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Halgerda (Genus) > elegans (Species) Initial determination: Bergh, 1905 Occurrence: Australia, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, North Pacific (Ocean), Okinawa, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Taiwan, Western Pacific Ocean Size: 0.75" - 1.57" (1.9cm - 4cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 84.2 °F (24°C - 29°C) Food: Food specialist, Sponges Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2015-03-10 19:31:13
Last edit: 2015-03-10 19:31:13
On the body are yellow-edged ridges and sometimes small black marks in the intervening spaces. Black radiating lines are on the mantle border.
Very similar are Halgerda albocristata and
have white rhinophores with a black band around the mid-region.
have white rhinophores with a black club and a longitudinal black band covering the posterior side of the club.
feeds on unidentified sponges.
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