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Macrocypraea zebra

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Macrocypraea zebra © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland

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lexID:
6043 
Scientific:
Macrocypraea zebra 
German:
Kaurieschnecke - Porzellanschnecke 
English:
Measled cowrie 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Macrocypraea (Genus) > zebra (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Caraïbes, Colombie, golfe du Mexique, Kuba, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Panama 
Size:
bis zu 13.3cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-09-11 19:54:21 

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Macrocypraea zebra (Linnaeus, 1758)

Macrocypraea zebra live in tropical low waters, usually on coral reef or under rocks in shallow water. This shell reach on average 60-70 millimeters of length, with a maximum size of 130 millimeters.The foto was taken in the Caribbean.

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