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Columbella rustica

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Columbella rustica, © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Bild aus der Adria

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lexID:
6318 
Scientific:
Columbella rustica 
German:
Schlichte Täubchenschnecke 
English:
Rustica Dove Shell 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Columbellidae (Family) > Columbella (Genus) > rustica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Adria, Middelhavet, Nordatlanteren, Rødehavet 
Size:
2 cm - 3 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Predatory, Detrius, Snegler 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Lett 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-10-30 19:28:27 

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Columbella rustica (Linnaeus, 1758)

Color and pattern of Columbella rustica is very variable.This is a small sized shell.Columbella rustica feeds on carrion, small crabs and molluscs.The empty shell is often used by hermit crabs.

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