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Talparia talpa


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lexID:
7643 
AphiaID:
216894 
Scientific:
Talparia talpa 
German:
Kauri Schnecke 
English:
Chocolate Banded Cowry 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Talparia (Genus) > talpa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Tokelau, Northern Mariana Islands, Mozambique, Tuvalu, Tansania, Kiribati, Nauru, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Cambodia, Niue, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, Myanmar, Australien, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Hawaii, Indiske ocean, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Size:
7 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Alger, Koral polypper 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-10-21 10:38:26 

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Talparia talpa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Talparia talpa, common name the mole cowry or chocolate banded cowry, is a species of sea snail, a cowry, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Cypraeidae, the cowries. These cowries live on coral reef or in shallow lagoons in tropical intertidal and subtidal waters up to 28 m depth.

Synonymised names:
Cypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Cypraea talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Talparia talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)


Systematik:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Talparia (Genus)

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