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Lobatus costatus


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lexID:
6047 
AphiaID:
565363 
Scientific:
Lobatus costatus 
German:
Schnecke 
English:
Milk Conch 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Strombidae (Family) > Lobatus (Genus) > costatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Cuba, Venezuela, Columbia, Karibien, Mexicogulfen 
Size:
10 cm - 23 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-09-13 20:21:55 

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Lobatus costatus (Gmelin, 1791)

The photos were named as Strombus costatus. It is a not accepted name by WoRMS.The correct name is Lobatus costatus.Lobatus costatus grow up to 20 cm.

Lobatus costatus lives in shallow water and feeds herbivores.

Biota >Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Stromboidea (Superfamily) > Strombidae (Family) > Lobatus (Genus

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