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Phidiana hiltoni



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lexID:
8031 
Scientific:
Phidiana hiltoni 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Facelinidae (Family) > Phidiana (Genus) > hiltoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
(O'Donoghue, ), 1927 
Occurrence:
Gulf of Maine, Golfo della California, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Pacifico orientale 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, Specialista alimentare 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-02-23 17:45:32 

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Phidiana hiltoni (O'Donoghue, 1927)

The background colour is white.On the body are long purple and brown cerata.Characteristic for Phidiana hiltoni is a reddish or brownish line across the head.

Phidiana hiltoni attacks other aeolids.This sea slug feeds exclusively on hydrozoon polyps, including Hydractinia.

Very similar is Hermissenda crassicornis.

Synonyme:
Phidiana nigra
Phidiana pugnax

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Aeolidida (Parvorder) > Aeolidioidea (Superfamily) > Facelinidae (Family) > Phidiana (Genus) >Phidiana hiltoni (Species)

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