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Atys kuhnsi


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lexID:
12423 
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Scientific:
Atys kuhnsi 
German:
Blasenschnecke 
English:
Bubble Shell 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Atys (Genus) > kuhnsi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Pilsbry, 1917 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, îles Marschall, indo pacifique 
Sea depth:
5 - 82 Meter 
Size:
3.5 cm - 3,0 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus, algues 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Atys angustatus
  • Atys bicolor
  • Atys caribaeus
  • Atys castus
  • Atys chelidon
  • Atys chimera
  • Atys ehrenbergi
  • Atys exaratus
  • Atys guildingi
  • Atys hyalinus
 
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Last edit:
2019-09-21 17:11:53 

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Atys kuhnsi Pilsbry, 1917

Snails genus Haminoeidae have a bubble shaped shell.Therefore it is called bubble snails.All Haminoeidae snails are herbivorous.

Atys kuhnsi feeds on algae and vegetable detritus. This species is moderately common. Can be found in Halimeda kanaloana beds or mixed habitats at depths of 5-15 m. Depth range to at least 82 m. It is nocturnal in habit and buries itself in the sand during the day.

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