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Engina lineata Lined Dove Shell

Engina lineatais commonly referred to as Lined Dove Shell. Difficulty in the aquarium: Very easy. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Engina lineata


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lexID:
12559 
AphiaID:
212172 
Scientific:
Engina lineata 
German:
Linien-Täubchenschnecke 
English:
Lined Dove Shell 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Pisaniidae (Family) > Engina (Genus) > lineata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Reeve, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Australia, Coral sea, Great Barrier Reef, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Northern Territory (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, the Seychelles, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 3 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.39" (0,7cm - 1,2cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Carrion, Detritus, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Engina albocincta
  • Engina alveolata
  • Engina androyensis
  • Engina annae
  • Engina armillata
  • Engina astricta
  • Engina australis
  • Engina bonasia
  • Engina chinoi
  • Engina cinis
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-04 13:17:45 

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Engina lineata (Reeve, 1846)

Engina lineata is carnivore,live on rocky shores and sand beds. Foot, sipho and shell are with black and white strips; shell with some black spots.

Synonymised names:
Ricinula lineata Reeve, 1846 (original combination)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Species list of marine molluscs on Silhouette island (en). Abgerufen am 04.09.2021.
  4. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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