Species of sap sucking slug?
Posted 20 September 2012 - 12:32 PM
Posted 20 September 2012 - 03:27 PM
Posted 20 September 2012 - 11:15 PM
but Rudman believes C. berolina is 'is almost certainly a synonym' of C. africana - http://www.seaslugfo...t/find/chelafri
Take your pick!
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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:18 AM
Posted 21 September 2012 - 02:32 PM
As far as we know Chelidonura species eat flatworms rather than green algae like the true sap-suckers.
I'm curious about this term "sap-sucker" being applied to marine creatures. I didn't realize algaes had sap. Any idea why they have that name?
Edited by gina, 21 September 2012 - 02:34 PM.
Posted 22 September 2012 - 01:22 AM
For more info about sacoglossans check out the wikipedia entry - http://en.wikipedia....wiki/Sacoglossa - or browse through some of the posts on the Sea Slug Forum - www.seaslugforum.net -