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lexID: 10537 AphiaID: 599460 Scientific: Diniatys dubius German: Blasenschnecke English: Bubble Snail Category: Headshield slugs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Diniatys (Genus) > dubius (Species) Initial determination: (Schepman, ), 1913 Occurrence: Hawaii, Papua New Guinea Sea depth: 1 - 183 Meter Size: 0.39" - 0.79" (1,9cm - 2,6cm) Temperature: - 71.6 °F (°C - 22°C) Food: Algae, Food specialist Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2017-03-13 19:57:50
Last edit: 2017-03-15 17:59:39
Diniatys dubius (Schepman, 1913)
Diniatys dubius is a bubble snail belongs to the Family Haminoeidae. Bubble snails have a bubble shaped,transparent, tin and ovoid shell.This bubble snail can be found in mixed habitats,sand and in Halimeda kanaloana beds.
It probably feeds on cyanophytes growing both on the sand and Halimeda.The white egg masses are usually attached to the tips of Halimeda branches.
In many sources thie species listed as Diniatys dubia.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeoidea (Superfamily) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Diniatys (Genus) > Diniatys dubius (Species)
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