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Euplica turturina Turtle Dove Shell

Euplica turturinais commonly referred to as Turtle Dove Shell. 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:
14085 
AphiaID:
511781 
Scientific:
Euplica turturina 
German:
Schildkröten-Täubchenschnecke 
English:
Turtle Dove Shell 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Columbellidae (Family) > Euplica (Genus) > turturina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1822 
Occurrence:
Aldabra Group, Indian Ocean, Marschall Islands, Mozambique, South-Africa, Tansania 
Sea depth:
1 - 22 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.39" (0,9cm - 1,6cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Carrion 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-10 18:25:44 

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Euplica turturina (Lamarck, 1822)

Euplica turturina, common name : the turtle dove shell, is a species of a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Columbellidae, the dove snails.

Synonymised names:
Colombella turturina Lamarck, 1822 (original combination)
Columbella palumbina Gould, 1845
Columbella sandwichensis Pease, 1861
Pyrene turturina (Lamarck, 1822)

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