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Hancockia californica



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lexID:
8747 
Scientific:
Hancockia californica 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nudibranchi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Hancockiidae (Family) > Hancockia (Genus) > californica (Species) 
Initial determination:
MacFarland, 1923 
Occurrence:
Golfo della California, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Pacifico orientale 
Size:
0.9 cm - 5 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, Specialista alimentare 
Difficulty:
Non adatto agli acquari! 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-09-13 13:06:45 

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Hancockia californica MacFarland, 1923

Hancockia californica have hand-like cerata.This sea lsug of the Eastern Pacific feeds on hyrozoon polyps.

Similar are Sea slug genus Dendronotus, which have never the hand-shape cerata.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Cladobranchia (Infraorder) > Dendronotida (Parvorder) > Tritonioidea (Superfamily) > Hancockiidae (Family) > Hancockia (Genus) > Hancockia californica (Species)

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