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Testudovolva ericae

Testudovolva ericaeis commonly referred to as Eric's Egg Cowry. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Several of these were found on or around Dendronephthya soft corals at Seraya, Melasti, Batuniti, Kwanji and near the Tulamben Liberty wreck


Courtesy of the author Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater Please visit www.underwaterkwaj.com for more information.

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lexID:
14175 
AphiaID:
536028 
Scientific:
Testudovolva ericae 
German:
Erics-Eischnecke 
English:
Eric's Egg Cowry 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Testudovolva (Genus) > ericae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(T. Cossignani & Calo, ), 2002 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-10-12 22:10:50 

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Testudovolva ericae (T. Cossignani & Calo, 2002)

Testudovolva ericae is marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries.

Prey on Dendronephthya soft coral.

Synonymised names:
Prionovolva ericae T. Cossignani & Calo, 2002 (original combination)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 12.10.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 12.10.2021.

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