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Mandelia mirocornata

Mandelia mirocornata wird umgangssprachlich als Mandela's Nacktschnecke bezeichnet.



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lexID:
11553 
AphiaID:
458419 
Scientific:
Mandelia mirocornata 
German:
Mandela's Nacktschnecke 
English:
Mandela's Nudibranch 
Category:
голожаберный Моллюск 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Mandeliidae (Family) > Mandelia (Genus) > mirocornata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Valdés & Gosliner, 1999 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, Южная африка 
Sea depth:
10 - 400 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 7,0cm 
Temperature:
°C - 17°C 
Food:
Sponges, Специалист по питанию 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-05-20 20:25:31 

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Mandelia mirocornata Valdés & Gosliner, 1999

Mandela's nudibranch the only member of the genus Mandelia and the family Mandeliidae. The genus and family named honor Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa. The specific name is derived from the Latin mirus (odd) and cornus (horn) in reference to the peculiar shape of the rhinophores of this species.

The surface of the mantle is bumpy dirty white to brown , scattered wirh black spots or irregular brown stripes .

It is probably an endemic species.

Mandelia mirocornata feeds exclusively on sponges.

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