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Cypraecassis rufa


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lexID:
10700 
AphiaID:
217000 
Scientific:
Cypraecassis rufa 
German:
Rote Helmschnecke, Bullenmaul, Feuerofen 
English:
Red Helmet Shell, Bullmouth Helmet 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cassidae (Family) > Cypraecassis (Genus) > rufa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Tansania, Mozambique, Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius , Melanesien, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
0 - 15 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 18cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Søpindsvin 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-08 20:16:16 

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Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cypraecassis rufa can be found on sandy bottom. This species is an important predator of sea urchins.

Synonyme:
Buccinum pennatum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum pullum Born, 1778
Buccinum rufum Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Buccinum ventricosum Gmelin, 1791
Cassis labiata Perry, 1811
Cassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cassis rufescens Röding, 1798
Cassis tuberosa Röding, 1798
Cypraecassis (Cypraecassis) rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

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