CLEOPATRA JOHNSTONI

Scientific Name: Cleopatra johnstoni (Smith, 1893)

Origin: African lakes, mentioned as endemic to  Zaïre

Family: Pleuroceridae

Sub-family: Pleurocerinae

Size: 1,5 to 2 cm

Breething: aquatic, through gills

Temperature:  15 to 27°C

Utility: aesthetic

Remark: adapts easily to several types of water.

Particularity: prefers to move on solid surfaces, avoiding the sandy soil.

 

 

Summary