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Profile 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
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Created: 2016-12-13 20:03:47
Last edit: 2016-12-15 19:22:38
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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