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Diodora mus Mouse Keyhole Limpet

Diodora musis commonly referred to as Mouse Keyhole Limpet. 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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lexID:
13813 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Diodora mus 
German:
Maus-Schlüssellochschnecke 
English:
Mouse Keyhole Limpet 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Lepetellida (Order) > Fissurellidae (Family) > Diodora (Genus) > mus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Reeve, ), 1850 
Occurrence:
Asia, China, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, Philippines, Sulawesi, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,5cm - 2cm) 
Temperature:
74.48 °F - 84.74 °F (23.6°C - 29.3°C) 
Food:
Algae, Bryozoans (sea mats), Herbivorous, Sea squirts, Sponges 
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:
  • Diodora aguayoi
  • Diodora alta
  • Diodora arcuata
  • Diodora arnoldi
  • Diodora australis
  • Diodora benguelensis
  • Diodora bermudensis
  • Diodora bollonsi
  • Diodora calyculata
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-08-01 19:15:28 

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Diodora mus (Reeve, 1850)

Diodora mus is a sea slug belongs to the family Fissurellidae, the keyhole limpets. These limpets have a circular opening at the apical end of the shell, which serves both as an excurrent and anal opening.

The Mouse keyhole Limpet can be found in intertidal to 20 m, on coarse sand and stones.

Synonymised names:
Fissurella mus Reeve, 1850 (original combination)

External links

  1. gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 23.04.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 23.04.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 23.04.2021.

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