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Heliacus variegatus Depressed Sundial, Variegated Sundial, Zoa eating snail

Heliacus variegatusis commonly referred to as Depressed Sundial, Variegated Sundial, Zoa eating snail. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Heliacus variegatus


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lexID:
12497 
AphiaID:
214973 
Scientific:
Heliacus variegatus 
German:
Variable Sonnenuhr, Verschiedenfarbige Sonnenuhrschnecke 
English:
Depressed Sundial, Variegated Sundial, Zoa Eating Snail 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Architectonicidae (Family) > Heliacus (Genus) > variegatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Bali, Egypt, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Madagascar, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Zealand, Red Sea, South-Africa, Tansania 
Sea depth:
14 - 33 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,6cm - 2,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Parasitic 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2021-02-01 20:06:19 

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Heliacus variegatus (Gmelin, 1791)

Heliacus variegatus is usually found associated with subtidal zoanthids, probably Zoanthus sp.

Commonly known as The Sundial. Have cone shaped operculum.

Synonymised names:
Heliacus (Heliacus) variegatus (Gmelin, 1791)· accepted, alternate representation
Solarium (Torinia) perspectiviunculus (Dillwyn, 1817)
Solarium (Torinia) perspectiviunculus var. planulata Hanley, 1863
Solarium perspectiviunculum (Dillwyn, 1817)
Solarium perspectiviunculum var. depressum Philippi, 1853 (junior homonym)
Solarium perspectiviunculum var. planulatum Hanley, 1863
Torinia gyrus depressiuscula Bayer, 1948
Torinia rosae Selli, 1973 †
Torinia variegata (Gmelin, 1791)
Trochus perspectiviunculus Dillwyn, 1817
Trochus variegatus Gmelin, 1791

External links

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

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