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Janthina globosa

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lexID:
9459 
Scientific:
Janthina globosa 
German:
Veilchenschnecke 
English:
Glossy Violet Snail,Purple Sea Shell 
Category:
Escargots de mer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Janthinidae (Family) > Janthina (Genus) > globosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Swainson, 1822 
Occurrence:
Jamaica, Mozambique, Puerto Rico, Afrique du Sud, Atlantique nord, Canada, Caraïbes, Kuba, Méditerranée, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Zélande, Océan Indien, pacifique du nord, Pacifique Est, Tansanie 
Size:
1 cm - 4 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Predatory, méduse 
Difficulty:
Pas pour l'aquarium! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2016-03-07 19:15:02 

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Janthina globosa Swainson, 1822

Janthina globosa is a species of holoplanktonic sea snail,in the family Janthinidae, the violet snails or purple storm snails.These snails drifting on the surface of the ocean.

Glossy Violet Snail have a thin shell up to 4 cm. Colour is light violet.Its feed upon pelagic hydrozoans.

Synonyme:
Janthina decollata
Janthina elongata [sic] (error for prolongata
Janthina iricolor
Janthina nana
Janthina nitens
Janthina nitens var. atlantica
Janthina nitens var. minor
Janthina payraudeaui
Janthina prolongata
Janthina splendens

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Caenogastropoda (Order) > Epitonioidea (Superfamily) > Janthinidae (Family) > Janthina (Genus) > Janthina globosa (Species)

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