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Lyncina lynx

Lyncina lynxis commonly referred to as Lynx cowrie. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Lyncina lynx f. vanelli, La Reunion 2012


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
5365 
AphiaID:
527793 
Scientific:
Lyncina lynx 
German:
Luchs-Kaurischnecke 
English:
Lynx Cowrie 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Lyncina (Genus) > lynx (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Size:
bis zu 9cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-01 11:55:52 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Common in the Indo-Pazifik, rare on Hawaii.

Feed on sponges in the dark.

Collected for food and for its shell.
Mostly inhabits under coral slabs and stones or half exposed in crevices.
Often found in small groups.
Source Sealifebase

Synonyms:
Cypraea globosa
Cypraea lynx Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Cypraea lynx lynx Linnaeus, 1758

External links

  1. Flickr, Harry Rose, Australia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  7. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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