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Lambis lambis


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lexID:
6082 
AphiaID:
211096 
Scientific:
Lambis lambis 
German:
Flügelschnecke, kleine Teufelskralle 
English:
Common Spider Conch 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Strombidae (Family) > Lambis (Genus) > lambis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Kiribati, Tokelau, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei Darussalam, Somalia, Cambodia, Réunion , Tuvalu, Niue, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, India, Mozambique, Raja Amat, Tansania, Comores, Andamanhavet, Australien, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Queensland, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
0 - 24 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Detritus, Alger, Muslinger, Skaldyr, Snegle, Würmer  
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-07 13:47:40 

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Lambis lambis (Linnaeus, 1758)

The shell grows up to 20cm, with seven more or less straight fingers of varying length. Exterior colour variable, white-cream with brown or bluish patches, sometimes with thin brown periostracum. Interior rich pink, orange or purple. Lambis lambis live in sheltered shallow waters in sand and mud.

The photo was taken in the Red sea.

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Kayaker1967 am 06.05.17#1
Ich habe dieses interessante Tier seit 3 Monaten und es ist immer wieder spannend anzusehen wie agil es ist. Mein Becken hat fast 400 L. Die gute hobst den ganzen Tag über den Boden, ja man kann sage hopst. Sie macht Sprünge von 3-4 cm. Dann werden die Augen ausgefahren und gleich danach die Zunge (sieht jedenfalls so aus). Trotz ihrer länge von ca. 15 Cm und den Dornen, welche bei dem Versand die 3 Tüten durchstochen hatten, klettert sie sogar das Gestein hoch.

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