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Galeomma turtoni

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Galeomma turtoni © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland,Bild aus der Adria

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lexID:
6430 
AphiaID:
140017 
Scientific:
Galeomma turtoni 
German:
Muschel 
English:
Shell 
Category:
Musslor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Galeommatida (Order) > Galeommatidae (Family) > Galeomma (Genus) > turtoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
W. Turton, 1825 
Occurrence:
Adria, Angola, Brittiska öarna, Europeiska kusten, Medelhavet, Nordatlanten, Nordsjön, Östra Atlanten 
Size:
bis zu 1.5cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Galeomma angusta
  • Galeomma coalita
  • Galeomma denticulata
  • Galeomma granulifera
  • Galeomma macrochisma
  • Galeomma oculus-cati
  • Galeomma pulchra
  • Galeomma purpurea
  • Galeomma rueppelli
  • Galeomma stenolepis
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-20 19:44:34 

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Galeomma turtoni Turton, 1825

Galeommatidae is a family of small and very small saltwater clams .The size of Galeomma turtoni is 15mm, the shell structure a brittle, opaque and the colour of this shell is a shell white.

In contrary to most other shells, which often lives in or on sandy bottom, Galeomma turtoni lives under stones.

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