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Trivia monacha


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lexID:
6118 
AphiaID:
141744 
Scientific:
Trivia monacha 
German:
Gerippte Scheinkaurischnecke, Europäische Kaurischnecke 
English:
Spotted Cowrie 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Triviidae (Family) > Trivia (Genus) > monacha (Species) 
Initial determination:
(da Costa, ), 1778 
Occurrence:
Atlantique Est, Atlantique nord, îles britanniques, littoraux européens, Méditerranée 
Size:
bis zu 1.5cm 
Temperature:
10°C - 25°C 
Food:
Sea squirts, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
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:
2013-09-29 20:05:10 

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Trivia monacha (da Costa, 1778)

Trivia monacha belongs to the family Triviidae.This snails are food specialists, feeding on sea squirts (Ascidiae-Botryllus schlosseri, Botrylloides leachii and Diplosoma listerianum). Trivia monacha lives mainly in shallow waters on hard ground, but is also found in deep sea.The shell is similar in form to cowries.Trivia monacha are 3 points on the shell.Head, tentacles, mantle and foot of Trivia monacha are bright yellow to red, sometimes green.

distribution area from the Mediterranean to Norway. The photo was taken on Scotland.

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