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Profile lexID: 12505 AphiaID: 558933 Scientific: Histiomena marginata German: Furchenschnecke English: Nudibranch Category: Nakensnäckor Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Arminidae (Family) > Histiomena (Genus) > marginata (Species) Initial determination: (Ørsted in Mörch, ), 1859 Occurrence: Kaliforniska viken, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific) Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 7,5cm Temperature: 17°C - 22°C Food: Predatory, Korall (Polyper) Difficulty: Not suitable for aquarium keeping Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Histiomena marginata (Ørsted in Mörch, 1859)
Histiomena marginata is a spectacularly colored arminid. This species eat various species of gorgonians and the sea pen Ptilosarcus.
Histiomena convolvula has a very restricted known distribution. It is limited to just a few lo-cations in the northern Gulf of California: Punta Diggs and Bahía de los Ángeles, Baja California, and Bahía San Carlos, Sonora.
Armina convolvula Lance, 1962
Pleurophyllidia marginata Ørsted in Mörch, 1859 (original combination)
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