Turbo petholatusis commonly referred to as Tapestry Turban, Cat's-eye shell. Difficulty in the aquarium: Łatwy . A aquarium size of at least 112 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Turbo petholatus
- Gobelin Turban, Katzenaugenschnecke
- Tapestry Turban, Cat's-eye Shell
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Trochida (Order) > Turbinidae (Family) > Turbo (Genus) > petholatus (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Linnaeus, 1758
- Sea depth:
- 1 - 61 Meter
- 6 cm - 8,5 cm
- 26,3 kg
- 24°C - 28°C
- ~ 112 Liter
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
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- 2013-09-20 20:35:23
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Turbo petholatus Linnaeus, 1758
Turbo petholatus is a turban snail. It grows up to a maximum of 8.5 cm.The color is very variable, the inside is made of nacre.
Turbo petholatus lives in depths up to 40 m in the tropical Indo-Pacific, East Africa and the Red Sea.
It is one of the most beautiful snails from their family. The cases are due to its beauty shell making jewelry (Opercula - "Cat's Eye").
The photo of the green snail probably shows a juvenile Turbo petholatus.
Lunatica porphyria Röding, 1798
Turbo (Turbo) petholatus Linnaeus, 1758· accepted, alternate representation
Turbo aruginosa Röding, 1798
Turbo cingulata Röding, 1798
Turbo dinegrata Rôding, 1798
Turbo euthymi Jousseaume, 1881
Turbo humerosa E. A. Smith, 1901
Turbo obscura Röding, 1798
Turbo porphyrites [sic, porphyria] (misspelling of porphyria)
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