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Heliacus implexus


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lexID:
12498 
AphiaID:
214974 
Scientific:
Heliacus implexus 
German:
Sonnenuhrschnecke 
English:
Sundial 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Architectonicidae (Family) > Heliacus (Genus) > implexus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Mighels, ), 1845 
Occurrence:
Mascarene Islands, Pacific Ocean, Réunion , Australien, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Madagascar, Marshall øerne, New Zealand, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
12 - 622 Meter 
Size:
0,7 cm - 1 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Parasitic 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-23 20:22:13 

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Heliacus implexus (Mighels, 1845)

Heliacus implexus is usually found associated with subtidal zoanthids, probably Zoanthus sp.

Colour yellowish or creme with narrow obscure darker flames, peripheral ribs with tan blotches or flames. They may be distinguished from the shells of Heliacus sterkii by their lighter color, less numerous marginal brown spots.

Synonymised names:
Heliacus (Torinista) implexus (Mighels, 1845)· accepted, alternate representation
Heliacus africanus Bartsch, 1915
Heliacus codoceoae Rehder, 1980
Heliacus dorsuosus auct.
Heliacus implexus f. alfredensis W. H. Turton, 1932
Heliacus maorianus Powell, 1934
Solarium (Torinia) homalaxis Melvill, 1893
Solarium alfredensis W. H. Turton, 1932
Solarium implexum Mighels, 1845
Torinia dorsuosa auct.
Torinista popula Iredale, 1936

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