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Profile lexID: 13310 AphiaID: 529727 Scientific: Annepona mariae German: Marias Kauri English: Maria's Cowry Category: Ślimaki Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Annepona (Genus) > mariae (Species) Initial determination: (Schilder, ), 1927 Occurrence: , Philippines , French Polynesia , North Pacific (Ocean) , Vanuatu , Australia , Micronesia , Taiwan , Guam , Coral sea , East Africa , Indo Pacific , New Caledonia , Tonga , Hawaii , Marschall Islands Chiny, Japonia, Ocean Indyjski Sea depth: 7 - 22 Meter Size: 0,9 cm - 2,1 cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: Predatory, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2020-10-16 14:21:46
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Annepona mariae (Schilder, 1927)
Annepona mariae (Maria's Cowry) is a species of Gastropoda in the family cowries. Maria's Cowry form shallow marine sediments. It is a sessile prey feeder and algae grazer. It has sexual reproduction.
The round yellow to brown spots on the nearly spherical shell are unique to this species. Although it occasionally occurs on lagoon pinnacles in caves or rubble, Annepona mariae is most often seen nocturnally in seaward reef surge channel caves.
Cypraea annulata Gray, 1828
Cypraea mantellum Walls & Burgess, 1980
Cypraea mariae (Schilder, 1927)
Pustularia mariae Schilder, 1927 (original combination)
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