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Trivia monacha Spotted Cowrie

Trivia monachais commonly referred to as Spotted Cowrie. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
6118 
AphiaID:
141744 
Scientific:
Trivia monacha 
German:
Gerippte Scheinkaurischnecke, Europäische Kaurischnecke 
English:
Spotted Cowrie 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Triviidae (Family) > Trivia (Genus) > monacha (Species) 
Initial determination:
(da Costa, ), 1778 
Occurrence:
East-Atlantic Ocean, European Coasts, North Atlantic Ocean, the British Isles, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 0.59" (1.5 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Sea squirts 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-29 20:05:10 

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Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778)

Trivia monacha belongs to the family Triviidae.This snails are food specialists, feeding on sea squirts (Ascidiae-Botryllus schlosseri, Botrylloides leachii and Diplosoma listerianum). Trivia monacha lives mainly in shallow waters on hard ground, but is also found in deep sea.The shell is similar in form to cowries.Trivia monacha are 3 points on the shell.Head, tentacles, mantle and foot of Trivia monacha are bright yellow to red, sometimes green.

distribution area from the Mediterranean to Norway. The photo was taken on Scotland.

Biota >Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) >Velutinoidea (Superfamily) > Triviidae (Family) >Triviinae (Subfamily) > Trivia (Genus)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Jim Greenfield (British Marine Life) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Weichtiere.at (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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