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Thylacodes grandis Grand Coral Worm Snail

Thylacodes grandisis commonly referred to as Grand Coral Worm Snail. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Worm snail - Thylacodes grandis, 15mm,Kwajalein Atoll,2016


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lexID:
10311 
AphiaID:
732856 
Scientific:
Thylacodes grandis 
German:
Große Korallenwurmschnecke 
English:
Grand Coral Worm Snail 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Vermetidae (Family) > Thylacodes (Genus) > grandis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1842 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Anilao, Indo Pacific, Lembeh Strait, Philippines, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Thylacodes adamsii
  • Thylacodes aotearoicus
  • Thylacodes aureus
  • Thylacodes capensis
  • Thylacodes colubrinus
  • Thylacodes constrictor
  • Thylacodes daidai
  • Thylacodes decussatus
  • Thylacodes dentiferus
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-15 20:09:15 

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Thylacodes grandis (Gray, 1842)

Thylacodes is a genus of sea snails, in the family Vermetidae, the worm snails. Species in this genus have no operculum.The tube diameter is around an inch (25mm).

They are usually cemented with a calcareous tube onto a hard surface. Thylacodes grandis feeds on microorganism.

Synonymised names:
Vermetus grandis Gray, 1842 (original combination)

External links

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

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