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Naticarius alapapilionis

Naticarius alapapilionis wird umgangssprachlich als Schmetterlingsmondschnecke bezeichnet.


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Naticarius alapapilionis, 2018

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lexID:
11611 
Scientific:
Naticarius alapapilionis 
German:
Schmetterlings-Mondschnecke 
English:
Butterfly Moon Snail 
Category:
Lumache 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Naticidae (Family) > Naticarius (Genus) > alapapilionis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Röding, 1798) 
Occurrence:
Giappone, Oceano Indiano 
Sea depth:
24 - 100 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 3,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Carrion, Lumache 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-07-08 09:42:46 

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Naticarius alapapilionis (Röding, 1798)

Naticarius alapapilionis commonly known as the Hebrew Moon Snail, is a predatory sea snail.This sea snail is nocturnal. It can be found during the day in sandy bottom.

Like other moon snails Naticarius alapapilionis is a predator and feeds on b shelled molluscs, bore a hole into the mollusc shell using its radula and a secretion.This species occurs in European waters and in the Mediterranean Sea.

Naticarius alapapilionis, commonly known as the Butterfly Moon Snail , lives on sandy or sandy-muddy bottoms.

Synonymised names:
Cochlis alapapilionis Röding, 1798 (original combination)
Glyphepithema alapapilionis (Röding, 1798)
Natica alapapilionis (Röding, 1798)
Natica sagittifera Récluz, 1852
Natica taeniata Menke, 1830

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