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Coriocella hibyae


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lexID:
2978 
AphiaID:
567312 
Scientific:
Coriocella hibyae 
German:
Samtschnecke - Malediven-Schwammschnecke, Blättchenschnecke 
English:
Hiby's Coriocella, Velvet Snail 
Category:
Slakken 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Velutinidae (Family) > Coriocella (Genus) > hibyae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wellens, 1991 
Occurrence:
India, the Nicobar Islands, (the) Maldives, Philippines, Myanmar, Indonesia, Andamanensee, Indische Oceaan 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Voederspecialist, Zakpijpen 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-04-03 19:45:21 

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Wellens, 1991

Coriocella hibyae is a prosobranch gastropods of the family Velutinidae . Velutinidae sea slug have a fully internal shell, that is covered by the mantle. They are oftrn mistaken for a nudibranchs.

It feeds on colonial tunicates.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Velutinoidea (Superfamily) > Velutinidae (Family) > Lamellariinae (Subfamily) > Coriocella (Genus) > Coriocella hibyae (Species)

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