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Diniatys dentifer bubble snail


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lexID:
7536 
AphiaID:
599459 
Scientific:
Diniatys dentifer 
German:
Blasenschnecke 
English:
Bubble Snail 
Category:
Headshield slugs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Cephalaspidea (Order) > Haminoeidae (Family) > Diniatys (Genus) > dentifer (Species) 
Initial determination:
(A. Adams, ), 1850 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Indonesia, Pacific Ocean, Red Sea, Samoa, Tahiti 
Size:
0.2" - 0.47" (0.5cm - 1.2cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae, Food specialist 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-09-17 19:09:22 

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Diniatys dentifer (A. Adams, 1850)

Diniatys dentifer is a bubble snail belongs to the Family Haminoeidae. Bubble snails have a bubble shaped,transparent, tin and ovoid shell.

This species can be found on sandy or muddy bottom on shores and on rocky habitats.

Diniatys dentifer feeds on blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) Lyngbya majuscula,Schizothrix and Hormothamnion

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

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