Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2.5 - 9

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Depth range (m): 2.5 - 9
 
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Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 25.5 - 25.5
 
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Micromelo undata

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 2 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

TTGCGGTGATTATTTTCAACAAATCATAAAGACATTGGTACCTTGTACATACTTTTTGGTATGTGATGTGGCTTGGTAGGAACCGGGTTAAGTTTATTAATTCGGTTCGAACTAGGAACAGCAGGGGCTTTCCTTGGTGATGACCATTTTTATAATGTGATTGTAACAGCTCATGCTTTTATCATAATTTTTTTTATGGTAATACCTTTAATGATTGGAGGGTTTGGAAATTGAATGGTTCCTTTATTAATTGGGGCTCCTGATATAAGATTCCCTCGAATAAATAATATAAGATTTTGACTTTTACCTCCCTCATTAATCCTGCTTTTATCTTCTTCTTTAATAGAAGGAGGAGCTGGAACTGGATGAACTGTTTATCCTCCTCTTTCTGGACCTATTGCTCATGGAGGATGTTCTGTTGATTTAGCTATTTTTTCTTTACATTTAGCTGGAATATCTTCCTTACTAGGTGCCATTAACTTCATTACAACAATTTTTAATATACGAGCTCCAGGAATTACGATAGAACGAGTAAGATTATTTGTTTGATCTGTCCTGGTAACAGCTTTCTTGTTACTTCTTTCGCTTCCAGTGTTGGCAGGTGCTATTACTATATTATTAACTGATCGAAATTTTAATACTAGATTCTTTGATCCTGCTGGTGGAGGAGACCCTATTCTGTATCAACACTTATTCTGATTTTTTGGGCATCCTGAGGTATATATTTTAATTTTACCCGGGTTTGGTATAATTTCCCATATTTTGAGTAACTTTACAGCCAAGCCAGCCTTTGGAACATTAGGTATAATTTATGCAATAATTTCTATCGGTATTTTAGGTTTTATTGTTTGAGCTCACCATATGTTTACAGTTGGAATAGATGTAGATACTCGGGCTTATTTTACAGCTGCTACGATAGTAATTGCTGTACCTACTGGTATTAAGGTATTTAGCTGATTAATAACTCTTTATGGAAGACGAGGGCCTTTACCTGCTCCACTGTGGTGAGTATTAGGTTTTATTTTCCTTTTTACTTTAGGAGGACTAACAGGTATTGTTCTTTCAAACTCTTCTCTTGATATTGTATTACACGACACTTATTATGTAGTTGCTCATTTTCACTATGTTCTATCAATAGGAGCTGTGTTTGCAATTTTTGGTGGGTTTGTATATTGATTTCCTGTAATAACAGGAATAACTATACATGAAACATTGGCTAAAGCTCATTTCTTAGTAATGTTCTTTCCAGTTAATTTGACATTCTTCCCTCAGCATTTCTTAGGACTGGCTGGTATGCCTCGGCGGTACTCAGACTATCCTGATGCTTATTTTAAATGGAATCAAATCTCTTCATTTGGATCGTTGTTTTCAATTTTTGCTGTTATAATGTTTATTTTCATGCTATGAGAAGCTCTTTTAGCCCAACGAACAACTCTATTTTCAGAAGCTCCCTCTCTCTCGCGGGAATGAGATACAATTCTTCCTCCGGATTTTCACAGTAATACTGAAACTTCTGTAACTCCTTTATAA
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Micromelo undata

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 2
Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Barcode data: Micromelo undatus

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There are 3 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank.  Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.  See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.

TGGTCCACAAATCATAAAGATATTGGTACCCTTTACATACTTTTTGGTATGTGATGTGGTCTGGTAGGGACTGGATTA---AGTTTATTAATTCGGTTCGAGTTAGGAACAGCAGGGGCTTTCCTTGGTGAT---GATCATTTTTACAATGTAATTGTAACAGCCCATGCTTTTATTATAATTTTCTTCATGGTAATACCTTTAATGATTGGGGGTTTTGGAAACTGAATGGTCCCACTTTTA---ATTGGGGCTCCTGATATAAGATTTCCTCGAATGAACAATATAAGATTCTGACTTCTTCCTCCTTCATTAATCCTACTTTTGTCTTCTTCTTTAATAGAGGGAGGAGCTGGGACTGGGTGAACCGTTTATCCTCCGCTCTCTGGGCCTATTGCCCATGGGGGGTGTTCTGTTGACCTA---GCTATTTTTTCTTTACACTTAGCAGGGATGTCTTCCCTATTAGGTGCTATTAACTTTATTACAACAATTTTTAATATGCGGGCTCCAGGGATTACTATGGAACGAGTGAGATTATTCGTTTGGTCTGTATTAGTAACAGCCTTTTTGTTACTTCTCTCTCTTCCAGTGCTAGCAGGT---GCTATTACTATGCTATTAACTGATCGAAACTTTAATACTAGATTCTTTGACCCTGCTGGTGGAGGAGATCCAATTTTATACCAGCATCTATTCTGATTTTTG
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Micromelo undatus

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Public Records: 3
Specimens with Barcodes: 3
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Micromelo undata

Micromelo undatus, common name the miniature melo, is an uncommon species of small sea snail or bubble snail, a marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Aplustridae.

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Distribution

This species occurs in the Caribbean, Florida, Costa Rica, Panama, Bermuda, Brazil,[1] Cape Verde Islands, Canary Islands, Ascension Island, Eastern Atlantic, and South Africa to Japan and Hawaii.

Habitat

This species lives in shallow water, up to 5 m in depth, on soft substrates and on the algal turf areas of rocky reefs.

Description

The thinly calcified shell is covered with undulating brown lines, crossed with two other spiral lines. The shell length is 12 to 17 mm.

The large, colorful body is blue with white spots. The margin of the foot has a diffuse blue line.

Life habits

This snail feeds on cirratulinid polychaete worms. The toxins from these worms become incorporated into the snail's tissues and are then used for the bubble snail's own defense.

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