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Pedicularia californica

Pedicularia californica,Farnsworth Bank_D3X3605, 2019

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lexID:
13030 
AphiaID:
437174 
Scientific:
Pedicularia californica 
German:
Kalifornische Pedicularia 
English:
Californian Pedicularia 
Category:
Lumache 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Pedicularia (Genus) > californica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Newcomb, 1864 
Occurrence:
Northeast Pacific Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Golfo della California, USA 
Sea depth:
- 30 Meter 
Size:
0,4 cm - 1,5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 15°C 
Food:
Parasitic, Polipi di corallo 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-04-05 13:28:57 

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Pedicularia californica Newcomb, 1864

Pedicularia is a genus of small predatory or ectoparasitic sea snails, cowry-like marine gastropod molluscs in the family Ovulidae, the cowry allies.These snails live on and feed on certain corals.

Pedicularia californica live and feed on Californian Hydrocoral (Stylaster californicus).

Synonymised names
Pedicularia ovuliformis Berry, 1946

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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