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Okenia mexicorum



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lexID:
7930 
AphiaID:
388776 
Scientific:
Okenia mexicorum 
German:
Nacktschnecke 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
Nakensnäckor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Goniodorididae (Family) > Okenia (Genus) > mexicorum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Gosliner & Bertsch, 2004 
Occurrence:
Kaliforniska viken, Mexicanska golfen, Mexico (East Pacific), Östra Stillahavet 
Size:
0.5 cm - 0.8 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bryozoans (sea mats), Matspecialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-01-24 16:57:59 

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Okenia mexicorum Gosliner & Bertsch, 2004

The body is 5-8 mm,small and elongate.There are eight to ten papillae on each side of the body.The posterior two papillae on each side are longer than the other papillae. The body is translucent with red patches along the sides.

Sea slugs Genus Okenia feeding exclusively on bryozoans (moss animals).

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Euctenidiacea (Suborder) > Doridacea (Infraorder) > Onchidoridoidea (Superfamily) > Goniodorididae (Family) > Okenia (Genus) > Okenia mexicorum (Species)

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