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Cyerce nigricans


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lexID:
9106 
AphiaID:
494516 
Scientific:
Cyerce nigricans 
German:
Schwarz Goldene Schlundsackschnecke 
English:
Black And Gold Sapsucking Slug 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Hermaeidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > nigricans (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pease, ), 1866 
Size:
2.2 cm - 3 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-02 16:41:38 

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Cyerce nigricans (Pease, 1866)

Cyerce nigricans was originally described by from the Pacific Islands. Commonly known as Black and Gold Sapsucking Slug this sea slug has a widely distribution in the Indo-West Pacific.

The wonderful Cyerce is often being used in tourist posters and brochures.

Similar is Cyerce nigra.Cyerce nigricans have no striped cerata. It has coloured and banded cerata with spots. In contrast to Cyerce nigra, C.nigricans feed on Chlorodesmis fastigiata (turtle weed).

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Limapontioidea (Superfamily) > Caliphyllidae (Family) > Cyerce (Genus) > Cyerce nigricans (Species)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Sea Slug Forum (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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