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Palmadusta ziczac


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lexID:
11656 
AphiaID:
216877 
Scientific:
Palmadusta ziczac 
German:
Zickzack Kaurie 
English:
Zigzag Cowry 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Palmadusta (Genus) > ziczac (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Comores, Tansania, Réunion , Somalia, Australien, Hawaii, Indiska Oceanen, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Kenya, Madagaskar, Mauritius, Seychellerna , Sydafrika, Tulamben, Västra Stillahavet 
Sea depth:
38 - 67 Meter 
Size:
1,5 cm - 2,6 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Palmadusta androyensis
  • Palmadusta artuffeli
  • Palmadusta asellus
  • Palmadusta clandestina
  • Palmadusta contaminata
  • Palmadusta diluculum
  • Palmadusta humphreyii
  • Palmadusta johnsonorum
  • Palmadusta lentiginosa
  • Palmadusta lutea
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-08-06 14:55:04 

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Palmadusta ziczac (Linnaeus, 1758)

Palmadusta ziczac is a quite common small shells..The basic color of the shell is light beige or light tan, crossed by three transversal white bands with a zigzag pattern. The base of the shell is yellow or orange-brown with some brown small spots, extended along both sides. The aperture is orange with several short teeth. In the living cowries the mantle is orange-red, with white papillae.

Synonymised names:
Cypraea ziczac Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Palmadusta ziczac f. undata (Lamarck, 1810) (Synonym)

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