Neptunea antiquais commonly referred to as red whelk. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile 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
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Created: 2013-10-04 09:37:31
Last edit: 2020-04-01 19:43:58
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)
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