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Caliphylla mediterranea

Caliphylla mediterraneais commonly referred to as Supsucking Slug. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Itty-bitty sap-sucking sea slug.Caliphylla mediterranea, 7 mm long.2017


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lexID:
9863 
AphiaID:
140089 
Scientific:
Caliphylla mediterranea 
German:
Saftsauger 
English:
Supsucking Slug 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Hermaeidae (Family) > Caliphylla (Genus) > mediterranea (Species) 
Initial determination:
A. Costa, 1867 
Sea depth:
- 5 Meter 
Size:
0,8 cm - 0,9 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-30 13:17:04 

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Caliphylla mediterranea A. Costa, 1867

Caliphylla from Grrek "kalos" = beautiful an "phyllon" = leaf

Feeds on algae genus Bryopsis.

Synonymised names:
Beccaria tricolor Trinchese, 1870 (synonym)

External links

  1. medslugs (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. opistobranquis.info (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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