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Casmaria ponderosa


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lexID:
12194 
AphiaID:
211108 
Scientific:
Casmaria ponderosa 
German:
Helmschnecke 
Category:
Slakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cassidae (Family) > Casmaria (Genus) > ponderosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Philippines, Hawaii, Africa, Red Sea, Tansania, Egypte, Indische Oceaan 
Sea depth:
18 - 55 Meter 
Size:
3 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Carnivore, Bodemfauna, Roofzuchtig, Zee-egels 
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:
2019-07-04 14:04:18 

Husbandry

Casmaria ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791)

Predatory snail. Eats sea urchins.

Synonymised names:
Buccinum biarmatum Dillwyn, 1817
Buccinum nodulosum Gmelin, 1791
Buccinum pantherina Dillwyn, 1817
Buccinum ponderosum Gmelin, 1791 (original combination)
Casmaria ponderosa ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791)
Casmaria ponderosa var. bicolor Dautzenberg, 1926
Cassis tenuilabris Menke, 1828
Cassis torquata Reeve, 1848
Phalium ponderosa [sic]
Phalium ponderosum (Gmelin, 1791)
Phalium quadratum Link, 1807
Phalium torquatum (Reeve, 1848)

Direct children:
Subspecies Casmaria ponderosa atlantica Clench, 1944 accepted as Casmaria atlantica Clench, 1944
Subspecies Casmaria ponderosa nipponensis Abbott, 1968 accepted as Casmaria cernica (G. B. Sowerby III, 1888)
Subspecies Casmaria ponderosa perryi (Iredale, 1912) accepted as Casmaria perryi (Iredale, 1912)
Subspecies Casmaria ponderosa ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791) accepted as Casmaria ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791)
Subspecies Casmaria ponderosa unicolor (Pallary, 1926) accepted as Casmaria unicolor (Pallary, 1926)
Variety Casmaria ponderosa var. bicolor Dautzenberg, 1926 accepted as Casmaria ponderosa (Gmelin, 1791)

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