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Cymbiola nobilis


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lexID:
1191 
AphiaID:
714717 
Scientific:
Cymbiola nobilis 
German:
Walzenschnecke 
English:
Noble Volute 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Volutidae (Family) > Cymbiola (Genus) > nobilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lightfoot, ), 1786 
Occurrence:
Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Singapore 
Size:
12 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Alger, Sniglar 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Cymbiola aulica
  • Cymbiola baili
  • Cymbiola cathcartiae
  • Cymbiola chrysostoma
  • Cymbiola complexa
  • Cymbiola cracenta
  • Cymbiola cymbiola
  • Cymbiola deshayesi
  • Cymbiola flavicans
  • Cymbiola houarti
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 22:23:59 

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Cymbiola nobilis (Lightfoot, 1786)

Cymbiola nobilis is among the large snails you might seen on teh shores of Indopacific.It is carnivorous and prey smaller snails living beneath the sand.

The heavy shell ist orange,yellow ore beige with red or brown zig-zag-patterns.

Many volutes are threatened by othercollection.

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