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Calliostoma gloriosum


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lexID:
10242 
AphiaID:
580411 
Scientific:
Calliostoma gloriosum 
German:
Kreiselschnecke 
English:
Glorious Topsnail  
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Trochida (Order) > Calliostomatidae (Family) > Calliostoma (Genus) > gloriosum (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dall, 1871 
Occurrence:
Pacific Ocean, Alaska, USA 
Size:
2,4 cm - 3,5 cm 
Temperature:
~ 10°C 
Food:
omnivore, Svamp 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Calliostoma adelae
  • Calliostoma adspersum
  • Calliostoma africanum
  • Calliostoma agrigentinum
  • Calliostoma aikeni
  • Calliostoma alboregium
  • Calliostoma alisi
  • Calliostoma allporti
  • Calliostoma alternum
  • Calliostoma anderssoni
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-12-15 19:22:38 

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Calliostoma gloriosum Dall, 1871

The shell is light salmon or orange-brown in colour , ornamented with alternate patches of light yellow and chestnut-brown.Calliostoma Gloriosum is omnivore, but prefers sponges.This species lives on seaweed and kelp.

Similar species : Calliostoma ligatum is smaller and more distinctly banded in colour.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) > Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Calliostomatidae (Family) > Calliostomatinae (Subfamily) > Calliostoma (Genus) > Calliostoma gloriosum (Species)

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