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Lovenia cordiformis

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Lovenia cordiformis (Heart Urchin) on the West end of Santa Cruz Island, California,17 meters,16ºC, 2015

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lexID:
12079 
Scientific:
Lovenia cordiformis 
German:
Herzseeigel 
English:
Heart urchin, Sea porcupine 
Category:
Ricci 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Echinoidea (Class) > Spatangoida (Order) > Loveniidae (Family) > Lovenia (Genus) > cordiformis (Species) 
Initial determination:
A. Agassiz, 1872 
Occurrence:
USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 200 Meter 
Size:
2,8 cm - 8,3 cm 
Temperature:
16°C - 24°C 
Food:
Carnivore, Detriti 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Lovenia camarota
  • Lovenia doederleini
  • Lovenia elongata
  • Lovenia gregalis
  • Lovenia grisea
  • Lovenia hawaiiensis
  • Lovenia lata
  • Lovenia subcarinata
  • Lovenia triforis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-17 14:07:10 

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Lovenia cordiformis A. Agassiz, 1872

Lovenia cordiformis is found on or buried in soft bottoms from the very low intertidal a depth of 200 m. A common resident of sandy areas, burrowing several inches below the sand surface eating detritus.

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