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Mimachlamys varia


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lexID:
6447 
AphiaID:
236719 
Scientific:
Mimachlamys varia 
German:
Bunte Kammmuschel 
English:
Variegated Scallop 
Category:
Muslinger 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Pectinida (Order) > Pectinidae (Family) > Mimachlamys (Genus) > varia (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Tunesien, Adria, Azorerne, Britiske øer, Europæiske kyster, Middelhavet, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Nordsøen, Sortehavet, Vestafrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
6 cm - 9 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-11-26 20:15:53 

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Mimachlamys varia (Linnaeus, 1758)

The variegated scallop Mimachlamys varia is highly variable in clolour, from white, red, red-brown, yellow, orange, purple.They often irregularly patterned,juvenile shells always monochrome.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) >Pteriomorphia (Subclass) > Pectinoida (Order) > Pectinoidea (Superfamily) > Pectinidae (Family) > Pedinae (Subfamily) > Mimachlamys (Genus)

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