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Cypraecassis rufa Red helmet shell, Bullmouth Helmet

Cypraecassis rufais commonly referred to as Red helmet shell, Bullmouth Helmet. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Cypreacassis rufa, Red helmet shell, La Reunion 2017


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
10700 
AphiaID:
217000 
Scientific:
Cypraecassis rufa 
German:
Rote Helmschnecke, Bullenmaul, Feuerofen 
English:
Red Helmet Shell, Bullmouth Helmet 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cassidae (Family) > Cypraecassis (Genus) > rufa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Australia, East Africa, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Melanesia, Mozambique, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Réunion , Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania 
Sea depth:
0 - 15 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.09" (18 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Predatory, Sea urchins 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-08 20:16:16 

Info

Cypraecassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cypraecassis rufa can be found on sandy bottom. This species is an important predator of sea urchins.

Synonyme:
Buccinum pennatum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum pullum Born, 1778
Buccinum rufum Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Buccinum ventricosum Gmelin, 1791
Cassis labiata Perry, 1811
Cassis rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cassis rufescens Röding, 1798
Cassis tuberosa Röding, 1798
Cypraecassis (Cypraecassis) rufa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Tonnoidea (Superfamily) > Cassidae (Family) > Cypraecassis (Genus) > Cypraecassis rufa (Species)

External links

  1. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Cypreacassis rufa, Red helmet shell, La Reunion 2017
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