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Architectonica perspectiva Clear Sundial, Perspective Sundial

Architectonica perspectiva wird umgangssprachlich als Sonnenuhrschnecke, Perspektivschnecke bezeichnet.



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lexID:
8253 
AphiaID:
215169 
Scientific:
Architectonica perspectiva 
German:
Sonnenuhrschnecke, Perspektivschnecke 
English:
Clear Sundial, Perspective Sundial 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Architectonicidae (Family) > Architectonica (Genus) > perspectiva (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, the Persian Gulf , Africa, American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, East Africa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Java, Kiribati, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Red Sea, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Timor Sea, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
10 - 120 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 3.27" (2cm - 8.3cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Cnidaria, Coral polyps = corallivorous 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Architectonica arcana
  • Architectonica consobrina
  • Architectonica grandiosa
  • Architectonica gualtierii
  • Architectonica karsteni
  • Architectonica laevigata
  • Architectonica maculata
  • Architectonica maxima
  • Architectonica modesta
  • Architectonica nobilis
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-10-16 22:10:04 

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Architectonica perspectiva (Linnaeus, 1758)

Sea snails of the family Architectonicidae are commonly known as sundial snails.

Species of this family eats burrowing sea anemones, zoanthids, corals and sea pens.

Clear Sundial is an unmistakable snail. The shell is flat disc-shape with white, black and brown spirals.The body is striped.This snail has a horn-like operculum. Architectonica perspectiva prefers sandy bottom to depths of 10-120 m.

Synonym:
Architectonica perspectiva
Solarium (Architectonica) hanleyi
Solarium (Architectonica) trisulcatum
Solarium australe
Solarium cumingii
Solarium formosum
Solarium fuliginosum
Solarium hanleyi
Solarium incisum
Solarium maculatum

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