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Prodotia iostoma Lavender Whelk

Prodotia iostomais commonly referred to as Lavender Whelk. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Prodotia iostoma


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lexID:
12883 
AphiaID:
217066 
Scientific:
Prodotia iostoma 
German:
Lavendel-Schnecke 
English:
Lavender Whelk 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Pisaniidae (Family) > Prodotia (Genus) > iostoma (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gray, ), 1833 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Indian Ocean, New Zealand, Somalia, South-Africa, South-Pazific 
Sea depth:
1 - 72 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.18" (1,3cm - 3,6cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Predatory 
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:
2020-03-14 13:01:02 

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Prodotia iostoma (Gray, 1833)

Common under rocks at any depth. Colour and sculpture variable.

Very similar to Prodotia lannumi, with the most visible difference the purplish background colour.

Synonymised names:
Buccinum marmoratum Reeve, 1846 (non Link, 1807)
Cantharus iostoma (Gray, 1834)
Cantharus iostomus [sic] (misspelling)
Fusus (Pisania) desmoulinsi Montrouzier, 1864
Fusus desmoulinsi Montrouzier, 1864
Phos billeheusti Petit de la Saussaye, 1853
Pisania billeheusti (Petit de la Saussaye, 1853)
Pollia marmorata (Reeve, 1846) (synonym)
Prodotia iostomus [sic]
Triton iostoma Gray, 1833 (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.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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