Cat-eLog Right Arrow †Hypsidoridae Right Arrow The genus Hypsidoris

Down arrow Summary of †Hypsidoris
Pronounced Hip see door iss
Etymology The generic name comes from the Greek hypsi, meaning high and doris, meaning dagger, in reference to the dorsal and pectoral spines.
Feeding As a fossil species it is best to allow long periods between feedings.
Furniture This is a fossil species, and it's best kept in a dry location away from abrasive materials and corrosive chemicals with the occasional dusting.
Breeding Known only from the fossil record, no breeding information available or indeed useful for the aquarist.
Size Smallest 127mm, largest 281mm, average 204mm, most commonly 281mm. All SL.
Species There are 2 "species" in the database
Keepers 1 species (50%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Distribution

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Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Hypsidoris farsonensis (100%)
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