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Simnia spelta White simnia,Gorgonian simnia ,Keys Simnia ,

Simnia speltais commonly referred to as White simnia,Gorgonian simnia ,Keys Simnia ,. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
6316 
AphiaID:
478341 
Scientific:
Simnia spelta 
German:
Offene Spelzenschnecke, Gorgonien-Schnecke 
English:
White Simnia,Gorgonian Simnia ,Keys Simnia , 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Simnia (Genus) > spelta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), North Atlantic Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 0.79" (2 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-10-11 17:59:07 

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Simnia spelta (Linnaeus, 1758)

Simnia spelta is a small sized gorgonian snail. Simnia spelta lives on gorgonians (sea fans) and feeds on them (food specialist). Main distribution area is the western Mediterranean to the Adriatic Sea.

Synonymised names:
Bulla spelta Linnaeus, 1758 (original combination)
Neosimnia spelta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Neosimnia treated as synonym of Simnia)
Neosimnia spelta spelta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ovula acicularis sensu Tryon, 1885 not Lamarck, 1810 (synonym)
Ovula intermedia sensu Tryon, 1885 not G. B. Sowerby I, 1828 (synonym)
Ovula leathesi sensu Tryon, 1885 not J. de C. Sowerby, 1824 †
Ovula lutea Pallary, 1900
Ovula obsoleta Locard, 1891 (synonym)
Ovula rosea Pallary, 1900
Ovula roseocarnea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883
Ovula sowerbyana sensu Tryon, 1885 not Weinkauff, 1881 (synonym)
Ovula spelta (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ovula spelta var. lutea Pallary, 1900 (synonym)
Ovula spelta var. lutea-rosea Pallary, 1900 (synonym)
Ovula spelta var. lutea-roseocarnea Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883 (synonym)
Ovula triticea Lamarck, 1810 sensu Payraudeau, 1826 (misapplication)
Ovulum obtusum G. B. Sowerby I, 1828 (junior synonym)
Ovulum secale G. B. Sowerby I, 1828 (junior synonym)
Simnia nicaeensis Risso, 1826 (junior synonym)
Simnia nicaoensis sensu J. Allan, 1956 not Risso, 1826 (misspelling [by Allan, J. 1956] of nicaeensis Risso, 1826)
Simnia spelta var. brevis Coen, 1949 (synonym)

Direct children (1):
Variety Simnia spelta var. brevis Coen, 1949 accepted as Simnia spelta (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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