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Trochus maculatus

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lexID:
6087 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Trochus maculatus 
German:
Gefleckte Kreiselschnecke 
English:
Maculated Top Shell / Mottled Top Shell 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Trochidae (Family) > Trochus (Genus) > maculatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Linnaeus, 1758 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Madagascar, Rødehavet 
Size:
2 cm - 7 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Alger 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-09-22 14:03:17 

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Trochus maculatus Linnaeus, 1758

Trochus maculatus is endemic to the Indo-Pacific ocean.It feeds on algae.The shell is variable, with horny operculum.

Classification:taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) >Gastropoda (Class) > Vetigastropoda (Subclass) >Trochoidea (Superfamily) > Trochidae (Family) > Trochinae (Subfamily) > Trochus (Genus)

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