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Prionovolva brevis


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lexID:
12257 
AphiaID:
430582 
Scientific:
Prionovolva brevis 
German:
Eischnecke 
English:
Allied Cowrie 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Ovulidae (Family) > Prionovolva (Genus) > brevis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(G. B. Sowerby I, ), 1828 
Occurrence:
New South Wales (Australia), Timor Sea, Australie, Bali, Chine, Indonésie, Japon, Océan Indien, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Taiwan, Tulamben 
Sea depth:
- 15 Meter 
Size:
0,6 cm - 2,5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, Carnivore, polypes coralliens 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-24 17:10:14 

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Prionovolva brevis (G. B. Sowerby I, 1828)

Prionovolva brevis is a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Ovulidae, the ovulids, cowry allies or false cowries. Shell smooth and glossy. Colour white, fawn or pale purple with outer lip white. Can be found on low tide and below, on soft corals.

Prionovolva brevis host and eat Cladiella spp. und Dendronephythya spp.

Synonymised names:
Amphiperas pudica A. Adams, 1855 (synonym)
Ovulum breve G. B. Sowerby I, 1828 (synonym)
Ovulum fruticum Reeve, 1865 (synonym)
Ovulum nubeculatum G. B. Sowerby II in A. Adams & Reeve, 1848 (synonym)
Primovula fructicum (Reeve, 1865)
Primovula fruticum (Reeve, 1865)
Prionovolva castanea C. N. Cate, 1978 (synonym)
Prionovolva fruticum (Reeve, 1865)
Prionovolva nivea C. N. Cate, 1974 (synonym)
Prionovolva nubeculata (G. B. Sowerby II in A. Adams & Reeve, 1848)
Prionovolva pudica (A. Adams, 1855)
Prionovolva pudica wilsoniana C. N. Cate, 1973 (synonym)
Prionovolva wilsoniana C. N. Cate, 1973
Pseudosimnia (Diminovula) fruticum (Reeve, 1865)

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