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Aclyvolva coarctata Compressed Spindle Cowrie

Aclyvolva coarctatais commonly referred to as Compressed Spindle Cowrie. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
6870 
AphiaID:
1380384 
Scientific:
Aclyvolva coarctata 
German:
Spindelkaurie 
English:
Compressed Spindle Cowrie 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Aclyvolva (Genus) > coarctata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(G. B. Sowerby II, ), 1848 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Pacific Ocean, Rapa, Réunion  
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
0.28" - 0.59" (0.7cm - 1.5cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Coral polyps = corallivorous, Predatory 
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:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-28 16:44:57 

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Aclyvolva coarctata (G. B. Sowerby II in A. Adams & Reeve, 1848)

Aclyvolva coarctata belongs to the family Ovulidae - the Egg Cowries or false Cowries.Aclyvolva coarctata live on sea whips genus Juncella ( e.g. Juncella juncea).This species is known as Compressed Cowrie.The papillae of this Cowrie immitate the polyps of sea whips, because they are retractable.Similar is the Cowrie Aclyvolva lanceolata. Aclyvolva coarctata is lighter brown and is slightly wider in the middle of the shell than Aclyvolva lanceolata.

Synonymised names:
Aclyvolva vulgaris Ma, 1986
Hiata coarctata (A. Adams & Reeve, 1848)
Hiata rugosa C. N. Cate & Azuma in C. N. Cate, 1973 (original combination)
Hiatavolva coarctata (G. B. Sowerby II, 1848)
Hiatavolva rugosa (C. N. Cate & Azuma in C. N. Cate, 1973)
Ovulum coarctatum G. B. Sowerby II, 1848 (original combination)
Primovula horimasarui C. N. Cate & Azuma, 1971

External links

  1. Gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 28.08.2021.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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