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Haminoea hydatis bubble snail

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Haminoea hydatis, 2014

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lexID:
11049 
AphiaID:
140074 
Scientific:
Haminoea hydatis 
German:
Blasenschnecke 
English:
Bubble Snail 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Haminoea (Genus) > hydatis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Azores, European Coasts, Madeira, North Atlantic Ocean, Portugal, Spain, the British Isles, the Canary Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, West Africa 
Sea depth:
6 - 40 Meter 
Size:
0" - 1.18" (0,8cm - 3,0cm) 
Temperature:
53.6 °F - 71.6 °F (12°C - 22°C) 
Food:
Algae, Herbivorous 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Haminoea alfredensis
  • Haminoea angelensis
  • Haminoea antillarum
  • Haminoea binotata
  • Haminoea crocata
  • Haminoea cyanocaudata
  • Haminoea cyanomarginata
  • Haminoea cymbalum
  • Haminoea elegans
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-17 22:03:10 

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Haminoea hydatis (Linnaeus, 1758)

Snails genus Haminoeidae lives in warm or temperate seas.They have a bubble shaped shell.Therefore it is called bubble snail.All Haminoeidae snails are herbivorous. Species feed on a various kinds of green algaes.

Haminoea hydatis is brown in colour. The shell is a fragile, inflated, partially hidden by the mantle and parapodial lobes in crawling animals. The bubble snail is herbivorous,live on muddy sands, shell grit and algae fields.

Synonyme:
Bulla hydatis Linnaeus, 1758
Bulla hydatis var. globosa Jeffreys, 1867
Bulla hydatis var. laevissima Philippi, 1836
Bulla modesta Risso, 1826
Haminea elegans Leach, 1852
Haminea gantesae Pruvot-Fol, 1953
Haminoea cymoelium Monterosato, 1917
Haminoea pisum Delle Chiaje, 1841
Haminoea subpellucida Adams H., 1869

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Heterobranchia (Subclass) > Opisthobranchia (Infraclass) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeoidea (Superfamily) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Haminoea (Genus) > Haminoea hydatis (Species)

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