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Dicathais orbita


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lexID:
11531 
AphiaID:
396664 
Scientific:
Dicathais orbita 
German:
Schnecke 
English:
Orb-White Rock Shell, Cartwheel Purple 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Muricidae (Family) > Dicathais (Genus) > orbita (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Western Australia, South Australia, New South Wales (Australia), Lord Howe Island, Tasmanien, the Kermadec Islands, Norfolk Island, Endemic species, Australie, indo pacifique, Mer de corail, Nouvelle Zélande 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm - 12 cm 
Temperature:
11°C - 18°C 
Food:
Predatory, Carnivore, cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carrion, escargots, moules 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-21 11:12:52 

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Dicathais orbita (Gmelin, 1791)

Predator, cannibal and scavenger. Eats bivalves and other molluscs.

Synonymised names
Buccinum orbita Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Dicathais aegrota (Reeve, 1846)
Dicathais scalaris (Menke, 1829)
Dicathais textilosa (Lamarck, 1816)
Dicathais vector Thornley, 1952 (synonym)
Haustrum ventricosum Kaicher, 1980 (synonym)
Neothais scalaris (Menke, 1829)
Polytropa succincta (Lamarck, 1816)
Purpura aegrota Reeve, 1846 (synonym)
Purpura scalaris Menke, 1829 (synonym)
Purpura succincta Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Purpura textilosa Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Thais orbita (Gmelin, 1791)
Thais textilosa (Lamarck, 1816)

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