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Cyphoma sp.


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lexID:
8779 
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Scientific:
Cyphoma sp. 
German:
Eischnecke 
English:
Egg Shell, Spotted Cyphoma 
Category:
Snäckor med skal 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Cyphoma (Genus) > sp. (Species) 
Occurrence:
Florida, Mexico (East Pacific), Östra Stillahavet 
Size:
bis zu 2.5cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Korall (Polyper), Matspecialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-09-25 19:06:09 

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Cyphoma sp.

Sea shells genus Cyphoma are predator and feeds on gorgonians.Egg shells (Ovulidae) have a highly polished shell.The mantle, which may cover the shell, is totally different in colour and pattern.Egg shells are very well camouflaged on their gorgonian prey.

The grey spotted Cyphoma feeds on Whip Gorgonians.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Ovulidae (Family) > Simniinae (Subfamily) > Cyphoma (Genus)

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