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Menathais tuberosa Tuberose rock shell, Magpie Purpura, Horse-Chestnut, Magpie Purple

Menathais tuberosais commonly referred to as Tuberose rock shell, Magpie Purpura, Horse-Chestnut, Magpie Purple. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
7435 
AphiaID:
714205 
Scientific:
Menathais tuberosa 
German:
Höckerige Purpurschnecke 
English:
Tuberose Rock Shell, Magpie Purpura, Horse-Chestnut, Magpie Purple 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricidae (Family) > Menathais (Genus) > tuberosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Röding, ), 1798 
Occurrence:
Hong Kong, Aldabra Group, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Coral sea, Eastern Indian Ocean, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Moorea, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Mariana Islands, Northern Territory (Australia), Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South-Pazific, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tansania, Tasman Sea, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuamoto Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
0 - 80 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.97" (1,7cm - 5,6cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Carrion, Clams, Detritus, Food specialist, Predatory, Snails 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2021-08-06 14:03:31 

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Menathais tuberosa (Röding, 1798)

Menathais tuberosa, common names humped rock shell, humped rocksnail, is a species of the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails. This species is a predator.

Synonymised names:
Drupa trapa Röding, 1798 (synonym)
Galeodes tuberosa Röding, 1798 (original combination)
Mancinella tuberosa (Röding, 1798)
Purpura pica Blainville, 1832 (synonym)
Purpura pica var. major Couturier, 1907 (synonym)
Thais (Thalessa) tuberosa (Röding, 1798)
Thais pica (Blainville, 1832)
Vasum castaneum Röding, 1798 (synonym)

External links

  1. gastropods (en). Abgerufen am 06.08.2021.
  2. underwaterkwaj (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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