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Echinolittorina ziczac

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lexID:
6152 
Scientific:
Echinolittorina ziczac 
German:
Schnecke 
English:
zebra periwinkle 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Littorinidae (Family) > Echinolittorina (Genus) > ziczac (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Venezuela, Costa Rica, Caraïbes, Colombie, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Panama 
Size:
2 cm - 2.3 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus, algues 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
facile 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Echinolittorina albicarinata
  • Echinolittorina angustior
  • Echinolittorina apicina
  • Echinolittorina arabica
  • Echinolittorina aspera
  • Echinolittorina atrata
  • Echinolittorina australis
  • Echinolittorina austrotrochoides
  • Echinolittorina biangulata
  • Echinolittorina caboverdensis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-04 16:30:52 

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Echinolittorina ziczac (Gmelin, 1791)

Echinolittorina ziczac,common name the "zebra periwinkle", is a small sea snail.

This sea snail lives in tropical shallow water and is very common.Echinolittorina ziczac is herbivorous scrapping the surface of the rocks on which it lives in order to graze on microalgae and also consume dedritus.

Echinolittorina ziczac is often are often confused with Echinolittorina jamacensis.The differences are very small.

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