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Talparia talpa

Talparia talpais commonly referred to as chocolate banded cowry. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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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 
Size:
7 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
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)

External links

  1. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Talparia talpa (c) by Anders Poulson
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