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Phyllaplysia taylori

Phyllaplysia taylori, Woodley Island Marina, Eureka 2015

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lexID:
10203 
AphiaID:
568034 
Scientific:
Phyllaplysia taylori 
German:
Seehase 
English:
Eelgrass Sea Hare, Zebra Leafslug 
Category:
Lepri di mare 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Phyllaplysia (Genus) > taylori (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dall, 1900 
Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean, Canada , USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 6 Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm - 5,0 cm 
Food:
Sponges, Alghe 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-06-03 09:36:19 

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Phyllaplysia taylori Dall, 1900

The sea hare Phyllaplysia taylori can be found in two colour morphs, bright green and yellow with characteristic black and white stripes.With a flattened body it is well camouflaged on eelgrass Zostera marina (its being found almost exclusively on the eelgrass Zostera marina).

Phyllaplysia taylori feeds on epiphytes (sponges, diatioms) that settle on Zostera blades.

Predators are Solaster sea stars.

Synonym:
Phyllaplysia zostericola

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Anaspidea (Order) > Aplysioidea (Superfamily) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Phyllaplysia (Genus) > Phyllaplysia taylori (Species)

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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