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Hemithiris psittacea


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lexID:
11984 
AphiaID:
104054 
Scientific:
Hemithiris psittacea 
German:
Armfüsser 
English:
Black Lamp Shell 
Category:
Autres 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Brachiopoda (Phylum) > Rhynchonellata (Class) > Rhynchonellida (Order) > Hemithirididae (Family) > Hemithiris (Genus) > psittacea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Zirkumpolar, Russland, Canada, Groenland, Îles Shetland, Mer arktique, Mer du Nord 
Sea depth:
15 - 1100 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2,6cm 
Temperature:
-1,4°C - 6,3°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder, plancton 
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-02-22 21:09:44 

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Hemithiris psittacea (Gmelin, 1791)

The brachiopods are commonly known as Lamp shells.Lamp shells has a dorsal and ventral shell.Their feeding organ are the ciliated lophophores.

Hemithiris psittacea has a cold-water circum-polar distribution; found in the North Sea around the Shetlands and Orkneys.The colour varies from dark bluish to a variety of shades of grey and brown.

Synonymised names:
Anomia psittacea Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Rhynchonella psittacea (Gmelin, 1791)

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