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Caducifer decapitatus snail

Caducifer decapitatusis commonly referred to as 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.


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Caducifer decapitatus , 15,5mm


Courtesy of the author Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater Please visit www.underwaterkwaj.com for more information.

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lexID:
12526 
AphiaID:
490878 
Scientific:
Caducifer decapitatus 
German:
Gehäuseschnecke 
English:
Snail 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Pisaniidae (Family) > Caducifer (Genus) > decapitatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Reeve, ), 1844 
Occurrence:
Australia, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Japan, Marschall Islands, Philippines, Red Sea, South-Pazific, USA, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
- 5 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,7cm - 2,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Predatory, Zoobenthos 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-02 17:16:41 

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Caducifer decapitatus (Reeve, 1844)

Caducifer decapitatus is very common on many lagoon, pinnacle and seaward reefs, even extending into the intertidal, typically living under rocks or in rubble. Like Caducifer truncatus, the spire in adult shells is always broken off.

Synonymised names
Triton decapitatus Reeve, 1844 (original combination)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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