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Pseudocypraea adamsonii Egg Cowry

Pseudocypraea adamsoniiis commonly referred to as Egg Cowry. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
13779 
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Scientific:
Pseudocypraea adamsonii 
German:
Eischnecke 
English:
Egg Cowry 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Pseudocypraea (Genus) > adamsonii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(J. E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, ), 1832 
Occurrence:
Galapagos Islands, Indo Pacific, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mauritius, Red Sea, Réunion  
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.39" (0,7cm - 1,1cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2021-04-08 18:22:51 

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Pseudocypraea adamsonii (J. E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832)

Pseudocypraea adamsonii is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries.

This species feeding probably on soft corals genus Dendronephthya.

Synonymised names:
Cypraea adamsonii J. E. Gray in G. B. Sowerby I, 1832
Cypraea adansoni Fischer, 1884
Cypraea adansoniana Stoliczka, 1868

External links

  1. gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 08.04.2021.
  2. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 08.04.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 08.04.2021.

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