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Cuspivolva tigris

Cuspivolva tigrisis commonly referred to as Tiger Egg Cowrie. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Silke Baron (flickr prilfish), Austria

Tiger Egg Cowrie (Crenavolva Tigris),Thailand Andaman Sea February 2008


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lexID:
3738 
AphiaID:
430739 
Scientific:
Cuspivolva tigris 
German:
Tiger-Eischnecke 
English:
Tiger Egg Cowrie 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Cuspivolva (Genus) > tigris (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Yamamoto, ), 1971 
Sea depth:
18 - 70 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,5cm 
Weight:
0,048 kg 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-05-25 18:31:25 

Info

Cuspivolva tigris (Yamamoto, 1971)

Cuspivolva tigris is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries. Its a parasit of softcorals and gorgonians.

Synonyms:
Crenavolva tigris
Primovula tigris

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 25.05.2021.
  2. Homepage Bo Davidson (en). Abgerufen am 25.05.2021.
  3. Solitary Islands Underwater Research Group (en). Abgerufen am 25.05.2021.
  4. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 15.10.2021.
  5. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

Pictures

Juvenile

Tiger Cowrie Ovulid Cuspivolva tigris , Bunaken, Sulawesi, INDONESIA 2003
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Commonly

Tiger Egg Cowrie (Crenavolva Tigris),Thailand Andaman Sea February 2008
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Cuspivolva tigris Copyright Bo Davidsson
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Crenavolva tigris - Cuspivolva tigris   (c) by Martin Hablützel, Unterwasserfoto.ch   -  Aufnahmeort Nord Male Atoll, Malediven, Indischer
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