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Luria isabella Isabel's cowry, Isabella cowry, fawn-coloured cowry

Luria isabellais commonly referred to as Isabel's cowry, Isabella cowry, fawn-coloured cowry. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Luria isabella


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lexID:
12356 
AphiaID:
216862 
Scientific:
Luria isabella 
German:
Isabellas Kauri 
English:
Isabel's Cowry, Isabella Cowry, Fawn-coloured Cowry 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Luria (Genus) > isabella (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Austral Islands, Australia, East Africa, French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Melanesia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Red Sea, Taiwan, the Kermadec Islands, the Society Islands, Tuamoto Islands 
Sea depth:
1 - 35 Meter 
Size:
0" - 1.97" (0,7cm - 5,4cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Coral polyps = corallivorous, Predatory, Sponges 
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:
2021-02-23 15:08:05 

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Luria isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)

The basic colour of these cylindrical-shaped shells is light beige or fawn or pale reddish-brown. The extremities show orange-red terminal spots.

Nocturnal species. Diet: algae grazer, sponges and coral polyps

Synonymised names:
Basilitrona isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Basilitrona isabella cavia Steadman & Cotton, 1943
Basilitrona isabella lemuriana Steadman & Cotton, 1943
Cypraea clara Gaskoin, 1852
Cypraea controversa Gray, 1824
Cypraea isabella Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Cypraea isabella isabella Linnaeus, 1758
Cypraea literata Anon., 1822
Luria (Basilitrona) isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Luria (Basilitrona) isabella atriceps F. A. Schilder & M. Schilder, 1938
Luria (Basilitrona) isabella var. cylindroides Coen, 1949
Luria gilvella Lorenz, 2002
Luria isabella isabella (Linnaeus, 1758)· accepted, alternate representation

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Inventory of Marine Molluscs of French Polynesia (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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