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Profile lexID: 10021 Scientific: Thordisa bimaculata German: Nacktschnecke English: Two-spot Thordis, Two-spotted Dorid Category: Nudibranchi Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Thordisa (Genus) > bimaculata (Species) Initial determination: Lance, 1966 Occurrence: , North Pacific (Ocean) Golfo della California, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Pacifico orientale, USA Sea depth: 33 Meter Size: 2 cm - 3 cm Temperature: 15°C - 20°C Food: Sponges, Specialista alimentare Difficulty: Non adatto agli acquari! Offspring: None Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Thordisa bimaculata Lance, 1966
The body colour varies from translucent white or yellowish to bright orange. On the body are a large concentration of dark brownish black spots, one just in front of the gills and one just behind the rhinophores.On the mantle are long tapering papillae.
This species can be found intertidally along rocky shores (max. depth 33m). It feeds exclusively on sponges.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Doridoidea (Superfamily) > Discodorididae (Family) > Thordisa (Genus) > Thordisa bimaculata (Species)
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