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Lunella smaragda


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lexID:
12712 
AphiaID:
413416 
Scientific:
Lunella smaragda 
German:
Katzenauge, Turbanschnecke 
English:
Cats Eye Snail 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Trochida (Order) > Turbinidae (Family) > Lunella (Genus) > smaragda (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, New Zealand 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm - 7 cm 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Alger, Detrius 
Difficulty:
Lett 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2020-01-21 22:35:22 

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Lunella smaragda (Gmelin, 1791)

This species has a green operculum. Commonly known as the Cats Eye Snail . This species is endemic to New Zealand.

Synonymised names:
Turbo (Lunella) radina Webster, 1905
Turbo (Turbo) smaragdus Gmelin, 1791
Turbo radina Webster, 1905
Turbo smaragdus Gmelin, 1791
Turbo smaragdus var. tricostatus Hutton, 1884
Turbo tricostatus Hutton, 1884

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