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Hypselodoris infucata   (Ruppell & Leuckart, 1831)

painted nudibranch

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Hypselodoris infucata   AquaMaps   Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification
Gastropoda | Nudibranchia | Chromodorididae
Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Main reference
Debelius, H. 2001. (Ref. 844)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 4.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 844)

Environment
Benthic

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Indo-Pacific and the Mediterranean Sea.
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Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Assumed maximum length from Ref. 844. Found in the intertidal and shallow subtidal habitats on tropical reefs (Ref. 866). Carnivorous. Possibly feeds on sponges as it is reported to be observed on sponges under rock slabs and boulders in the lower eulittoral and sublittoral fringe (Ref. 102838). Members of the family Chromodorididae feed on sponges (Ref. 108647). Members of the order Nudibranchia are simultaneous hermaphrodites. Mating behavior: Both individuals darts their penis toward each other to induce one to act as a male and the other as the female. The victorious one to penetrate the body wall is the dominant male. Life cycle: Eggs are deposited on a substratum where they develop and hatch into (planktonic) vestigial veliger larval stage and further grow as adults (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Mass conversion

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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown