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Vasum muricatum

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lexID:
6073 
AphiaID:
420079 
Scientific:
Vasum muricatum 
German:
Karibische Vasenschnecke 
English:
Carribean Vase 
Category:
Моллюски 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Turbinellidae (Family) > Vasum (Genus) > muricatum (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Born, ), 1778 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Карибик, Мексика (Восточная часть Тихого океана) 
Size:
5 cm - 14.5 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
черви Ватт 
Difficulty:
Никакого Животного Начинающего 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Vasum armatum
  • Vasum capitellum
  • Vasum cassiforme
  • Vasum ceramicum
  • Vasum crosseanum
  • Vasum globulus
  • Vasum lactisfloris
  • Vasum latiriforme
  • Vasum rhinoceros
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-09-18 20:10:51 

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Vasum muricatum (Born, 1778)

Vasum muricatum has a large, thick and heavy shell. It reaches a length of 145 mm. The shell is quite elongated, conical or vase-shaped. There are blunt spines on the shell, the color is off- white with black or dark brown.

This snail lives in shallow water and preys on worms.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Turbinellidae (Family) > Vasinae (Subfamily) > Vasum (Genus)

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