Ecology of Hypselodoris infucata
Main Ref. Debelius, H., 2001
Remarks 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).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Hypselodoris infucata may be found.


Substrate Benthic: mobile; Hard Bottom: rocky;
Substrate Ref. George, D., 2005
Special habitats Beds: rock; Coral Reefs;
Special habitats Ref.


Ref. Debelius, H., 2001
Associated with
Association remarks


Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. George, D., 2005
Feeding habit browsing on substrate
Feeding habit Ref. Mollo, E., M. Gavagnin, M. Carbone, Y.W. Guo and G. Cimino, 2005

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method original sample unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 3.00 0.00 Tentative trophic level derived from 1 + troph of a single food item
(e.g. 9948)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sorongon-Yap, Patricia on 05.12.06
Modified by Polido, Rubyann Robelle on 06.07.16
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