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Turritella carinifera

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Turritella carinifera (Threaded screw shell)

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lexID:
11667 
AphiaID:
225207 
Scientific:
Turritella carinifera 
German:
Turmschnecke 
English:
Carinate Screw Shell 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Turritellidae (Family) > Turritella (Genus) > carinifera (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1822 
Occurrence:
Namibia, Northern Africa, Sydafrika 
Sea depth:
7 - 100 Meter 
Size:
3,8 cm - 10.0 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 20°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Turritella acropora
  • Turritella alba
  • Turritella algida
  • Turritella anactor
  • Turritella annulata
  • Turritella aurocincta
  • Turritella bacillum
  • Turritella banksii
  • Turritella bayeri
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-08-16 12:24:44 

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Turritella carinifera Lamarck, 1822

Turritella carinifera is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Turritellidae.
Found on mud flats at low tide.

Turritella carinifera belongs to the family Turritellidae.Auger shell have a slim body with spiral sculpture. The operculum is horny. Turritella communis are found worldwide, living on sand and mud flats.This shell is a Filter feeders , that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from the water.

This shell is common. It lives at depths of 7-200 m.Lokal experience these snails on masse.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Caenogastropoda (Order) > Cerithioidea (Superfamily) > Turritellidae (Family) > Turritellinae (Subfamily) >Turritella (Genus)

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