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Euprotomus vomer Vormer conch


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lexID:
9653 
AphiaID:
594563 
Scientific:
Euprotomus vomer 
German:
Vomer Fechterschnecke 
English:
Vormer Conch 
Category:
Snails 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Strombidae (Family) > Euprotomus (Genus) > vomer (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Röding, ), 1798 
Occurrence:
Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Lembeh Strait, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Philippines, Sulawesi 
Sea depth:
16 - 81 Meter 
Size:
2.17" - 3.94" (5.5cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 77 °F (22°C - 25°C) 
Food:
algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Detritus, No reliable information available 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-27 12:51:22 

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Euprotomus vomer (Röding, 1798)

Euprotomus vomer can be found on sandy bottom to dephts of 16 - 81 m. The shell is cream coloured with unregulary brown patches.

This species is a algae grazer and detritus feeder.

Synonyme:
Euprotomus kiwi
Strombus hirasei
Strombus novaezelandiae
Strombus vomer

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