Pollia fumosais commonly referred to as smoky goblet. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.
lexID: 3104 AphiaID: 217062 Scientific: Pollia fumosa German: Rauchige Wellhornschnecke English: Smoky Goblet Category: Snails Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Pisaniidae (Family) > Pollia (Genus) > fumosa (Species) Initial determination: (Dillwyn, ), 1817 Occurrence: India, Indian Ocean, Madagascar, New Zealand, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Tahiti, Tansania, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 1 - 16 Meter Size: 0.79" - 1.57" (2cm - 4cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) Food: Carrion, Predatory, Snails Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Pollia fumosa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Pollia fumosa, commonly known as the smoky goblet, is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Buccinidae, the true whelks.The smoky goblet feeds on other molluscs by drilling holes through shells to gain access to the soft tissues. Whelks use chemoreceptors to locate their prey.
Buccinum fumosum Dillwyn, 1817
Cantharus fumosus (Dillwyn, 1817)
Tritonidea fumosa (Dillwyn, 1817)
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Buccinidae (Family) > Pollia (Genus) > Pollia fumosa (Species)
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