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Neptunea antiqua

Neptunea antiquais commonly referred to as red whelk. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Neptunea antiqua © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland


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lexID:
6149 
AphiaID:
138920 
Scientific:
Neptunea antiqua 
German:
Spindelschnecke, gemeine Spindelschnecke 
English:
Red Whelk 
Category:
Ślimaki 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinidae (Family) > Neptunea (Genus) > antiqua (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Sea depth:
0 - 1331 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
5°C - 22°C 
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
:
  • Neptunea acutispiralis
  • Neptunea alabaster
  • Neptunea alexeyevi
  • Neptunea amianta
  • Neptunea arthritica
  • Neptunea aurigena
  • Neptunea beringiana
  • Neptunea borealis
  • Neptunea bulbacea
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-01 19:43:58 

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Neptunea antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)

The red whelk is a predator snail of colder seas, found particularly in the northern parts of the North Sea.But it also eats carrion. The color and shape of the shell of the red whelk can vary greatly. Its occurs mainly on soft substrata.

Biota >Animalia (Kingdom) >Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) >Caenogastropoda (Subclass) > Neogastropoda (Order) > Buccinoidea (Superfamily) > Buccinidae (Family) >Neptunea (Genus)

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. MarLIN – The Marine Life Information Network (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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