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Cribrarula cribraria Sieve Cowrie

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lexID:
11205 
AphiaID:
396627 
Scientific:
Cribrarula cribraria 
German:
Siebkaurie 
English:
Sieve Cowrie 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Cribrarula (Genus) > cribraria (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Comores, East Africa, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Madagascar, Mozambique, Philippines, Red Sea, Sulawesi, Tansania, the Seychelles 
Sea depth:
5 - 25 Meter 
Size:
0" - 1.57" (0,9cm - 4,4cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
omnivore, Sponges 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Cribrarula angelae
  • Cribrarula boninensis
  • Cribrarula catholicorum
  • Cribrarula cumingii
  • Cribrarula esontropia
  • Cribrarula exmouthensis
  • Cribrarula fallax
  • Cribrarula garciai
  • Cribrarula gaskoini
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-17 10:55:29 

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The mantle is translucent bright orange-red to bright red. Cribrarula cribraria can be encountered in intertidal and shallow waters among coral rubble and rocks. They mostly feed at night on red encrusting sponges.

Cribrarula cribraria , commonly known as the Sieve Cowrie will often lose the rear portion of its foot when disturbed.

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