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Primovula rosewateri

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Rosewater's Egg Cowrie (Primovula rosewateri)

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lexID:
964 
Scientific:
Primovula rosewateri 
German:
Rosewater's Eischnecke 
English:
Rosewater's Egg Cowrie 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Primovula (Genus) > rosewateri (Species) 
Initial determination:
(C. N. Cate, ), 1973 
Occurrence:
Lembeh Strait, Afrika, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Salomonøerne, Thailand, Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
23 Meter 
Size:
0,5 cm - 1,5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Predatory, Koral polypper 
Difficulty:
Ikke egnet til akvarier! 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-25 20:13:24 

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Primovula rosewateri (Cate, 1973)

Ovulidae, common names the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries, is a family of small to large predatory or parasitic marine sea snails.Ovulids are carnivorous , feeding on polyps and tissues soft corals and sea fans,

Synonyme:
Crenavolva rosewateri Cate, 1973
Pseudosimnia filia Azuma, 1974

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeoidea (Superfamily) > Ovulidae (Family) > Prionovolvinae (Subfamily) > Primovula (Genus) > Primovula rosewateri (Species)

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