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Syphonota geographica

Syphonota geographicais commonly referred to as Geographic Sea Hare. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5389 
AphiaID:
370566 
Scientific:
Syphonota geographica 
German:
Geografischer Seehase 
English:
Geographic Sea Hare 
Category:
Lepri di mare 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Aplysiida (Order) > Aplysiidae (Family) > Syphonota (Genus) > geographica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(A. Adams & Reeve, ), 1850 
Sea depth:
6 - 8 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 17cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-05 18:31:37 

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Syphonota geographica, (A. Adams & Reeve, 1850)

Syphonota geographica is the only species within this genus Syphonota.This sea hare differs from the other Aplysiidae genera, through the position of the rhinophores, which are further back.The body colour is whitish to green, with brown specks and a network of white lines,hence Syphonota the name 'geographica'.Syphonota geographica lives in shallow water on sandy bottom.

Syphonota geographica feeds on leaf shaped seaweeds and sea grasses.

Synonymised names:
Aplysia geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Aplysia mouhoti Gilchrist, 1895
Aplysia piperata E. A. Smith, 1884 (synonym)
Aplysia scripta Bergh, 1905
Paraplysia geographica (Adams & Reeve, 1850)
Siphonotus geographicus A. Adams & Reeve, 1850 (original combination)

External links

  1. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 28.05.2021.

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Geographic sea hare (Syphonota geographica),2019
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Syphonota geographica, PNG 2017
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Siphonota geographica, PNG 2015,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Siphonota geographica, Indonesia 2007,Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Paraplysia geographica , Anilao 2013 Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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Siphonota geographica  Copyright Dr. Alicia Hermosillo
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