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Profile 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) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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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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