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Micromelo undatus


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lexID:
5554 
AphiaID:
140121 
Scientific:
Micromelo undatus 
German:
Miniature Melo , Blasenschnecke 
English:
Miniature Melo 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Aplustridae (Family) > Micromelo (Genus) > undatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Bruguière, ), 1792 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Réunion , Afrika, Bermuda, Brasilien, Caribien, Florida, Hawaii, Japan, Kap Verde, Syd Afrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Sea depth:
- 25 Meter 
Size:
1.2 cm - 2,0 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Carnivore, Würmer  
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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:
2019-09-09 22:45:17 

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Micromelo undatus (Bruguière, 1792)

Micromelo undatus, also known as bubble snail. This snail feeds on cirratulinid polychaete worms. The toxins from these worms become incorporated into the snail's tissues and are then used for the bubble snail's own defense.

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