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Nucella lapillus


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lexID:
6110 
AphiaID:
140403 
Scientific:
Nucella lapillus 
German:
Nordische Purpurschnecke , Nordische Steinchenschnecke , Das Steinchen 
English:
Dog Whelk 
Category:
Моллюски 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricidae (Family) > Nucella (Genus) > lapillus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Бртианские острова , Европейский берег, Западный атлантический окенан, Северная атлантика 
Size:
2.5 cm - 6 cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 20°C 
Food:
Copepods, Predatory, omnivore, Carrion, Ракушки 
Difficulty:
не подходит для аквариума! 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-27 10:39:50 

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Nucella lapillus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Nucella lapillus belongs to the family, the whelks.The shell color is white or cream with white spots.

The Dog Whelk lives in the intertidal zone on rocks.Nucella lapillus predacious, feeding on barnacles, snails and mussels, but also feeds on carrion.

As a food specialist and a formidable predator, this snail is not suitable for aquariums.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricoidea (Superfamily) > Muricidae (Family) > Ocenebrinae (Subfamily) > Nucella (Genus)

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