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Polycera faeroensis


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lexID:
10826 
AphiaID:
140834 
Scientific:
Polycera faeroensis 
German:
Färöische Hörnchenschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Ślimaki nagoskrzelne 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycera (Genus) > faeroensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lemche, 1929 
Occurrence:
the Faroe Islands, Spain, North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles, the North Sea 
Sea depth:
0 - 41 Meter 
Size:
3,0 cm - 4,5 cm 
Temperature:
~ 12°C 
Food:
Hydrozoa polyps, specjalista pokarmowy! 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-10 10:59:18 

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Polycera faeroensis Lemche, 1929

The body is translucent white with yellow processes. The oral veil has eight or more yellow projections. The gills and rhinophores are translucent white, tipped with yellow

Some individuals have yellow spots or lines on the body. The animal may reach 4,5 cm in total length. It is distinguished from Polycera quadrilineata in having more than six processes on the oral veil and a more squat body shape.The spawn is a white coiled ribbon.

Polycera faeroensis feeds on erect, colonial bryozoans such as Bicellariella ciliata, Crisia denticulata, Cellepora pumicosa and Bugula plumosa.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Polyceroidea (Superfamily) > Polyceridae (Family) > Polycerinae (Subfamily) > Polycera (Genus) > Polycera faeroensis (Species)

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