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Cypraecassis testiculus


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lexID:
6035 
Scientific:
Cypraecassis testiculus 
German:
Kauri-Helmschnecke 
English:
Reticulated Cowry Helmet 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cassidae (Family) > Cypraecassis (Genus) > testiculus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Panama, Costa Rica, Cuba, Venezuela, Karibien, Mexico (Øst Pacific) 
Size:
5.3 cm - 8.5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
For-Spesialist, Muslinger, Sjøpinnsvin 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-09-10 20:43:20 

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Cypraecassis testiculus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cypraecassis testiculus lives on rocky shores, mostly in very shallow water. It feeds mainly on sea urchin and mussels.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Cassidae (Family) > Cypraecassis (Genus)

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