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Hermissenda opalescens


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lexID:
10072 
AphiaID:
877759 
Scientific:
Hermissenda opalescens 
German:
Fadenschnecke 
English:
Opalescent Nudibranch 
Category:
Ślimaki nagoskrzelne 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Myrrhinidae (Family) > Hermissenda (Genus) > opalescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
(J. G. Cooper, ), 1863 
Occurrence:
USA, North Pacific (Ocean), Gulf of California, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Maksyk (Wschodnim Pacyfiku) 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
2 cm - 7 cm 
Temperature:
16°C - 25°C 
Food:
Predatory, Cnidaria, Hydrozoa polyps, Sea squirts 
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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-29 10:45:11 

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Hermissenda opalescens (J. G. Cooper, 1863)

Hermissenda opalescens inhabit the intertidal zone of rocky shores, bays and estuaries and tidepools. It feeds on hydroids,ascidians ,sea anemones and smaller specimens of its own species.Extremly similar is Hermissenda crassicornis.Both distribution overlaps in Northern California ,but Hermissenda crassicornis can be found north to Alaska.

Hermissenda opalescens is host to the ectoparasites Halicyclops thysanotus.Halicyclops is a genus of copepods belonging to the family Cyclopidae and found in brackish habitats throughout the world.

Genus Hermissenda includs only following 3 species:
Hermissenda crassicornis
Hermissenda emurai
Hermissenda opalescens

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

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

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