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Nassarius spiratus


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lexID:
12785 
AphiaID:
572156 
Scientific:
Nassarius spiratus 
German:
Neuseeland-Reusenschnecke 
English:
New Zealand Nassa Whelk 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Nassariidae (Family) > Nassarius (Genus) > spiratus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(A. Adams, ), 1852 
Occurrence:
Norfolk Island, the Kermadec Islands, Tasmanien, Tasman Sea, Kina, New Zealand, Sydkinesiske hav, Sydlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Size:
2,0 cm - 2,4 cm 
Weight:
0,002 kg 
Temperature:
11°C - 20°C 
Food:
Carnivore, 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
:
  • Nassarius absconditus
  • Nassarius abyssicolus
  • Nassarius acuminatus
  • Nassarius acuticostus
  • Nassarius acutus
  • Nassarius adami
  • Nassarius agapetus
  • Nassarius alabasteroides
  • Nassarius albescens
  • Nassarius albinus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-16 12:51:25 

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Nassarius spiratus (A. Adams, 1852)

Nassarius, common name nassa mud snails or dog whelks , is a genus of minute to medium-sized sea snails, marine gastropod molluscs in the family Nassariidae.They are scavengers.

The New Zealand Nassa WhelkNassarius spiratus can be found Intertidal, in sand pockets on rocky shores. Similar to Nassarius glans.

Synonymised names:
Alectrion spiratus (A. Adams, 1852)
Nassa spirata A. Adams, 1852 (original combination)
Nassarius (Alectrion) spiratus (A. Adams, 1852)

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