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Palythoa mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa

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Scientific:
Palythoa mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa 
German:
Krustenanemonen 
English:
Palythoa Mizigama Sp. & Palythoa Umbrosa 
Category:
Zoanthusy 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa (Species) 
Occurrence:
New Caledonia, Okinawa, Japonia 
Size:
bis zu 1cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Fitoplankton, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Palythoa anthoplax
  • Palythoa australiae
  • Palythoa capensis
  • Palythoa caribbaeorum
  • Palythoa complanata
  • Palythoa dartevellei
  • Palythoa densa
  • Palythoa durbanensis
  • Palythoa grandis
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-04-12 13:28:41 

Uwaga!

This is a general hint!
Palythoa mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Palythoa mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Palythoa mizigama sp. & Palythoa umbrosa. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Palythoa mizigama Irei, Sinniger & Reimer, 2015
Palythoa umbrosa Irei, Sinniger & Reimer, 2015

Very special thanky to Yuka Irei, Dr. Frederic Sinniger and Dr.James Davis Reimer for their permission to use these photos of Palythoa mizigama and Palythoa umbrosa.

Palythoa mizigama was found 2015 from Ryukyu Archipelago, Taiwan and New Caledonia (a, b, c, e, f), while P. umbrosa was found from the Yaeyama Islands and Taiwan (c, d).

Both palyothoa species are azooxanthellate and inhabit low-light environments such as floors or sides of caves, crevasses, or hollows of shallow coral reefs in a depht of 2,6 bis 12 meters.

Palythoa mizigama possesses white tentacles with black horizontal stripes while P. umbrosa possesses white tentacles without any stripe patterns

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Zoantharia (Order) > Brachycnemina (Suborder) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > Palythoa mizigama (Species

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Zoantharia (Order) > Brachycnemina (Suborder) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > Palythoa umbrosa (Species)

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