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Coralliophila monodonta Monodonta Coral Snail

Coralliophila monodontais commonly referred to as Monodonta Coral Snail. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
14040 
AphiaID:
549942 
Scientific:
Coralliophila monodonta 
German:
Ein-Zahn Korallen-Schnecke 
English:
Monodonta Coral Snail 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricidae (Family) > Coralliophila (Genus) > monodonta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Blainville, ), 1832 
Occurrence:
Suez-Kanal, Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Aldabra Group, Greece, Indian Ocean, Italy, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mascarene Islands, Mozambique, New Zealand, Red Sea, the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.18" (1,6cm - 3,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous 
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:
  • Coralliophila aberrans
  • Coralliophila abnormis
  • Coralliophila adansoni
  • Coralliophila aedonia
  • Coralliophila africana
  • Coralliophila ahuiri
  • Coralliophila alboangulata
  • Coralliophila andamana
  • Coralliophila atlantica
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-08-07 19:51:31 

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Coralliophila monodonta (Blainville, 1832)

Coralliophila monodonta is a marine gastropod mollusk, in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails. Coralliophila monodonta It usually lives firmly attached to wide branches of living Pocillopora grandis.

Synonymised names.
Coralliophila madreporara [sic] (misspelling)
Coralliophila madreporaria (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Coralliophila madreporarum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834)
Galeropsis monodontus (Blainville, 1832)
Purpura madreporarum G. B. Sowerby I, 1834
Purpura monodonta Blainville, 1832 (original combination)
Purpura monodonta Quoy & Gaimard, 1833 (homonym and synonym of Purpura monodonta Blainville, 1832)
Quoyula madreporarum (Sowerby, 1832)
Quoyula monodonta (Blainville, 1832)
Rhizochilus madreporarum (G. B. Sowerby I, 1834) (superseded combination)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 07.08.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 07.08.2021.

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