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Profile 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
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Created: 2013-10-04 16:30:52
Last edit: 2013-10-04 16:30:52
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.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) >Littorinoidea (Superfamily) > Littorinidae (Family) >Littorininae (Subfamily) > Echinolittorina (Genus)
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