Naticarius hebraeus commonly known as the Hebrew Moon Snail, is a predatory sea snail.This sea snail is nocturnal. It can be found during the day in sandy bottom.
Like other moon snails Naticarius hebraeus is a predator and feeds on b shelled molluscs, bore a hole into the mollusc shell using its radula and a secretion.This species occurs in European waters and in the Mediterranean Sea.
Hebrew Moon Snail lives on sandy or sandy-muddy bottoms.
Cochlis fanel Röding, 1798
Nacca maxima Risso, 1826
Natica adspersa Menke, 1830
Natica fanel (Röding, 1798)
Natica hebraea (Martyn, 1786)
Natica hebraea var. rarimaculata Bucquoy, Dautzenberg & Dollfus, 1883 (synonym)
Natica maculata von Salis, 1793
Naticarius cruentatus (Gmelin, 1791) sensu Poppe & Goto, 1991 (misidentification)
Naticarius fanel (Röding, 1798)
Nerita hebraea Martyn, 1786 (original combination)
Nerita maculata Salis Marschlins, 1793 (synonym)
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Naticoidea (Superfamily) > Naticidae (Family) > Naticinae (Subfamily) > Naticarius (Genus) > Naticarius hebraeus (Species)