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Haloa natalensis Bubble Snail

Haloa natalensisis commonly referred to as Bubble 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.


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Haminoea natalensis


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lexID:
12618 
AphiaID:
1374251 
Scientific:
Haloa natalensis 
German:
Blasenschnecke 
English:
Bubble Snail 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Haloa (Genus) > natalensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Krauss, ), 1848 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Marschall Islands, South-Africa, Taiwan 
Sea depth:
- 8 Meter 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Herbivorous 
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:
  • Haloa binotata
  • Haloa flavescens
  • Haloa margaitoides
  • Haloa ovalis
  • Haloa rotundata
  • Haloa vitrea
  • Haloa yamagutii
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-12-04 16:58:26 

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Haloa natalensis (Krauss, 1848)

Snails genus Haminoeidae lives in warm or temperate seas. They have a bubble shaped shell. Therefore it is called bubble snail. All Haminoeidae snails are herbivorous. Species feed on a various kinds of green algaes.

Haloa natalensis can be found in Halimeda beds.

Synonymised names:
Bulla natalensis F. Krauss, 1848 (original combination)
Haminea gracilis G. B. Sowerby III, 1897 (misspelling of genus)
Haminea subcylindrica G. B. Sowerby III, 1897 (misspelling of genus)
Haminoea gracilis (G. B. Sowerby III, 1897) (junior synonym)
Haminoea natalensis (F. Krauss, 1848)
Haminoea subcylindrica G. B. Sowerby III, 1897 (junior synonym)

External links

  1. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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