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Longchaeus acus

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BD-170313-Sipalay-5234-Longchaeus-acus-(Gmelin.-1791)---Needle-pyram

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lexID:
12143 
AphiaID:
215192 
Scientific:
Longchaeus acus 
German:
Nadel-Pyramidenschnecke 
English:
Needle Pyram 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Pyramidellidae (Family) > Longchaeus (Genus) > acus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Vietnam, Det Indiske Hav, Filippinene, Madagaskar, Mauritius, Rødehavet 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1,9 cm - 6,7 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Parasitic 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Longchaeus auricomus
  • Longchaeus candidus
  • Longchaeus eburneus
  • Longchaeus folinii
  • Longchaeus insularum
  • Longchaeus obtusus
  • Longchaeus pricena
  • Longchaeus suturalis
  • Longchaeus turritus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2019-06-19 14:22:45 

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Longchaeus acus (Gmelin, 1791)

The shell is polished. Its color is white, with dark chestnut or chocolate spots. Longchaeus acus is an ectoparasitic species.

Synonymised names:
Longchaeus punctatus (Férussac, 1821)
Pyramidella acus (Gmelin, 1791)
Pyramidella punctata Schubert & Wagner, 1829 (invalid: homonym and synonym of Pyramidella punctata Férussac, 1821)
Pyramidella punctata Férussac, 1821
Voluta acus Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)

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