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Rostanga pulchra


Rostanga pulchra, Pillar Point tidepools 2018

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lexID:
7984 
AphiaID:
533391 
Scientific:
Rostanga pulchra 
German:
Roter-Schwamm Doris 
English:
Red Sponge Doris, Red Sponge Nudibranch, Crimson Dorid  
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 1cm 
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) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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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".

External links

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

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