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Terebratella sanguinea


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lexID:
8865 
AphiaID:
367373 
Scientific:
Terebratella sanguinea 
German:
Roter Armfüsser, Lampenmuschel 
English:
Red Brachiopod,Lamp Shell 
Category:
Annet 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Brachiopoda (Phylum) > Rhynchonellata (Class) > Terebratulida (Order) > Terebratellidae (Family) > Terebratella (Genus) > sanguinea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Leach, ), 1814 
Occurrence:
New Zealand 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
2.4 cm - 3.7 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-22 17:19:24 

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Terebratella sanguinea (Leach, 1814)

The brachiopods are commonly known as Lamp shells.Lamp shells has a dorsal and ventral shell.Their feeding organ are the ciliated lophophores.

Terebratella (Magasella) sanguinea is a New Zealand brachiopod. This species can be found at high densities on vertical wall of the New Zealand Fiords.This species usually lives at depths greater than 18 m.

Shells are reddish pink in colour.

Synonymised names:
Magasella sanguinea (Leach, 1814)
Terebratella haurakiensis Allan, 1931
Terebratula sanguinea Leach, 1814

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