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Profile lexID: 11031 AphiaID: 494448 Scientific: Elysia furvacauda German: Saftsauger English: Sap Sucking Slug Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > furvacauda (Species) Initial determination: Burn, 1958 Occurrence: , Endemic species Australien Sea depth: 2 Meter Size: 1,2 cm - 1,9 cm Food: Alger Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2017-09-09 12:05:30
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Elysia furvacauda Burn, 1958
Nudibranch genus Elysia feed primilary by piercing and sucking algae cells (chloroplasts).They are sap Sucking Slugs.Thats why Elysia is,like their food, often green.Young species are brownish or beige in colour.
Elysia furvacauda is known only from southeastern Australia.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Sacoglossa (Order) > Plakobranchacea (Suborder) > Plakobranchoidea (Superfamily) > Plakobranchidae (Family) > Elysia (Genus) > Elysia furvacauda (Species)
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