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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:
Wallis and Futuna, Tokelau, Northern Mariana Islands, Mozambique, Tuvalu, Tansania, Kiribati, Nauru, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Cambodia, Niue, Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island, Myanmar, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, 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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