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Cypraea tigris melanistic

Linne, 1758

Tiger Cowrie

Classification
Identification
Biology
Distribution
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Cypraea tigris melanistic (Linne, 1758)
Synonyms :
Classification : Prosobranchia [ Milne-Edwards, 1848 ] ( Sea snails )
 
Name : Porcelaine tigre
Tigris
Name : Tiger Cowrie
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
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très grosse porcelaine à fond blanc mocheté de marron clai et de noir.
Possible confusions
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
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Broute les algues courtes sur les coraux.
N'est active que la nuit. A ce moment,elle ressemble beaucoup à un escargot.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral

Sand
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Partie interne et externe des Récifs coraliens fermant les lagons.
Geographical distribution
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Commune dans toutes les mer coraliennes du monde.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://manandmollusc.net/tigris.html
http://www.active.net.gr/aegeanshells/mus-sol-phc-tigris-red.htm
http://www.george-shells.com/cypraea10/cyp_tigris_mel_92.html

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Bibliography   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
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Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 31/10/2002

Updates :
Abystrale - 27/08/2006


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