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Trivia arctica


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lexID:
5983 
AphiaID:
141741 
Scientific:
Trivia arctica 
German:
Nördliche Kaurischnecke, Europäische Kaurischnecke 
English:
Unspotted European Cowrie, Northern Cowrie 
Category:
Lumache 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Triviidae (Family) > Trivia (Genus) > arctica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pulteney, ), 1799 
Occurrence:
the Isle of Man, Portugal, Adria, Atlantico orientale, Atlantico settentrionale, Coste Europee, Isole Britanniche, Isole Shettland, Mare del Nord, Mediterraneo, Scandinavia, Spagna 
Sea depth:
0 - 1000 Meter 
Size:
0.8 cm - 1 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, Predatory, omnivore, Carrion 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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:
2018-01-27 17:53:42 

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Trivia arctica (Pulteney, 1799)

Found mainly in the sublittoral, on rocky coastlines and occasionally on the lower shore.

Trivia arctica has a small thickly calcified, glossy, egg shaped shell with a length of around 10 mm and width of 8 mm. The upper surface of the shell is reddish-brown while the lower surface is flattened and white. There are no spots on the shell, although the fleshy lobes of the mantle may bear spots. The shell aperture is long and narrow. Closely spaced, thickened ridges run around the width of the shell. When the animal is active the fleshy lobes of the mantle wrap around the shell so that it is almost totally covered. The mantle and the rest of the animal is pale in colour
The shell of Trivia arctica may be confused with that of Trivia monacha, which is slightly larger and has three dark spots down the long axis of the shell. Trivia arctica feeds on ascidians such as Botryllus schlosseri.
Text source: MarLIN

Synonymised names
Bulla diaphana Montagu, 1803 (synonym)
Cypraea arctica Pulteney, 1799 (original combination)
Cypraea bullata Montagu, 1803
Cypraea europaea var. minor J. T. Marshall, 1893 (synonym)
Cypraea norvegica Sars M., 1835 (synonym)
Cypraea umbilicalis O. G. Costa, 1830
Marginella anglica Leach, 1852 (synonym)
Trivia arctica canariensis Settepassi, 1977 (not available, published in a work which does not consistently use binominal nomenclature (ICZN art. 11.4))
Trivia dorsolevigata Schilder, 1932
Trivia globulosa Locard & Caziot, 1900 (synonym)
Trivia hispania C. N. Cate, 1979
Trivia mollerati Locard, 1894
Trivia tortuga C. N. Cate, 1979

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