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Volva volva

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Shuttlecock Spindle Cowrie - Volva volva, Indonesien 2018

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lexID:
11928 
AphiaID:
431078 
Scientific:
Volva volva 
German:
Weberschiffchen, Spindelkaurie 
English:
Shuttlecock Spindle Cowrie, Shuttlecock Volva, Shuttle Volva, Shuttle Shell, Egg Spindle 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Volva (Genus) > volva (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Australien, Filippinerne, Indo Stillehavet, Japan, Marshall øerne, Melanesien, Queensland, Taiwan, Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
20 - 100 Meter 
Size:
4,5 cm - 18,6 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Parasitic, Koral polypper 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-26 20:34:22 

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Volva volva (Linnaeus, 1758)

Shell colour is white, pink or pale purple. Mainly collected for its elegant shell. Found offshore, near coral reefs; associated with soft corals, particularly on large sea whips, feeding on Dendronephthya australis soft coral.

Synonymised names:
Bulla volva Linnaeus, 1758
Ovula aspera Perry, 1811
Ovula textoria Röding, 1798
Volva lemurica Schilder, 1941
Volva volva volva (Linnaeus, 1758)

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