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Elysia patagonica Muniain & Ortea, 1997, Punta Arenas, Chile 2010-Photo Gesche Kohlberg, copyright by Dr. Dirk Schories, Valdivia, Chile
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Profile lexID: 13255 AphiaID: 494466 Scientific: Elysia patagonica German: Saftsauger English: Sapsucking Slug Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > patagonica (Species) Initial determination: Munian & Ortea, 1997 Occurrence: , Chile Ameryka Południowa, Argentyna Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 7cm Temperature: °C - 10°C Food: glony Difficulty: Cold water animal Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Elysia patagonica Munian & Ortea, 1997
Elysia patagonica is a large species, reaching at least 7cm. With scrolled rhinophores. Colour: deep green, with white patch on head, and iridescent white and/or bluish spots on body and edges of large parapodia.
Distribution: Southeastern coast of South America
This species is a "Solar Powered Sea Slug".
Diet: Bryopsis plumosa
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