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Epitonium clathratulum

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lexID:
6242 
AphiaID:
139718 
Scientific:
Epitonium clathratulum 
German:
Kleine Wendeltreppen Schnecke 
English:
Small Wentletrap 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > [unassigned] Caenogastropoda (Order) > Epitoniidae (Family) > Epitonium (Genus) > clathratulum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Kanmacher, ), 1798 
Occurrence:
Azorerne, Britiske øer, Europæiske kyster, Nordsøen 
Size:
bis zu 1.5cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 20°C 
Food:
Predatory, Koral polypper 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Epitonium adjunctum
  • Epitonium alabiforme
  • Epitonium alatum
  • Epitonium albidum
  • Epitonium algerianum
  • Epitonium amathusium
  • Epitonium amiculum
  • Epitonium amicum
  • Epitonium anabathmos
  • Epitonium ancillotoi
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-19 13:49:27 

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Epitonium clathratulum (Kanmacher, 1798)

The common name is small wentletrap.The small wentletrap ranges from the western Mediterranean to Norway. In the British Isles they have been found mainly in the south west, but there are recent records from Galway Bay, Orkney and the southern North Sea.

Epitonium shells are high-spired, and are all-white in most of the species within this genus.Epitonium clathratulum usually live in sand near sea anemones or corals.

These snails are predators and feed sea anemones.

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