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Melibe coralophilia



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lexID:
7576 
AphiaID:
708807 
Scientific:
Melibe coralophilia 
German:
Baumschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nakensnäckor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Tethydidae (Family) > Melibe (Genus) > coralophilia (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gosliner & Pola, 2012 
Occurrence:
Borneo, Filippinerna, Malaysia 
Size:
bis zu 12cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-09-28 14:15:31 

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Melibe coralophilia Gosliner & Pola, 2012

Melibe coralophilia is a knew species Genus Melibe and has been described in the year 2012. This nudibranch has a dark brown or deep golden brown body colour with thick cerata, which are covered with small whitish spots.

Melibe coralophilia lives in shallow reef on Porites and Heliopora ((Heliopora caerulea)corals (that's why is named "coralophilia").

Melibe snails have no radular. The use ane oral veil as a "fish net" . Melibe coralophilia feeds small crabs or crustaceans.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Dexiarchia (Suborder) > Dendronotida (Infraorder) > Tritonioidea (Superfamily) > Tethydidae (Family) > Melibe (Genus)

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