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Erronea caurica Dragon cowrie, Thick-edged cowrie


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lexID:
11949 
AphiaID:
216861 
Scientific:
Erronea caurica 
German:
Kaurischnecke 
English:
Dragon Cowrie, Thick-edged Cowrie 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Erronea (Genus) > caurica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Dampier Archipelago, the Persian Gulf , (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Arabian Sea, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Bunaken, Cambodia, Cebu ((Philippines), China, Cook Islands, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Java, Kenya, Kiribati, Lembeh Strait, Lessepsian migrant, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moluccas, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Okinawa, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Quatar, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sulu Sea , Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, Timor, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Australia, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
1.57" - 2.76" (4,5cm - 7cm) 
Temperature:
- (24,5°C - 28,4°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-25 11:21:18 

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Synonyms:
Cypraea caurica (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cypraea derosa (Gmelin, 1791)
Cypraea lurica
Erronea caurica corrosa (Gronovius, 1781)
Ovatipsa caurica (Linnaeus, 1758)

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