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Talostolida teres Tapering cowrie

Talostolida teresis commonly referred to as Tapering cowrie. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
12325 
AphiaID:
580709 
Scientific:
Talostolida teres 
German:
Zulaufende Kaurie 
English:
Tapering Cowrie 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Talostolida (Genus) > teres (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Australia, Comores, East Africa, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kenya, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, Panama, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Somalia, South-Africa, Tansania, the Seychelles, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
3 - 45 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.57" (2,5cm - 4,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, omnivore, Predatory, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 13:53:54 

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Talostolida teres (Gmelin, 1791)

Shell is very variable in pattern and colour. The shape may be cylindrical or sub-cylindrical.

Very similat to Talostolida pellucens.

Synonymised names:
Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Blasicrura teres teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Cribraria teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Cypraea faedata Sulliotti, 1911
Cypraea subfasciata Link, 1807
Cypraea tabescens Dillwyn, 1817
Cypraea tabescens var. alveolus Tapparone-Canefri, 1882
Cypraea tabescens var. elaoides Melvill, 1888
Cypraea teres Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea teres teres Gmelin, 1791
Talostolida teres teres (Gmelin, 1791)· accepted, alternate representation

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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