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.
Profile 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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Created: 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.
Cypraea talpa Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Cypraea talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Talparia talpa imperialis (Schilder & Schilder, 1938)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Talparia (Genus)
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