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Rostanga pulchra



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lexID:
7984 
AphiaID:
533391 
Scientific:
Rostanga pulchra 
German:
Roter Schwamm Doris 
English:
Red Sponge Doris, Red Sponge Nudibranch, Red Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Discodorididae (Family) > Rostanga (Genus) > pulchra (Species) 
Initial determination:
MacFarland, 1905 
Occurrence:
Chile, Argentina, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Pacifico orientale 
Size:
bis zu 3cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sponges, Specialista alimentare 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-02-09 20:41:33 

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Rostanga pulchra MacFarland, 1905

Rostanga pulchra has a sponge-like appearance and feeds on red sponges, such as Acarnus,Esperiopsis,Ophlitaspongia, and Plocamia.The body colour is orange-red.The flatworm Notoplana acticola hunts Rostanga pulchra. This nudibranch is commonly known as "Red Sponge Doris".

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