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Canarium urceus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Stromboidea
Genus  Canarium
Phylum  Mollusca
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Strombidae
Scientific name  Canarium urceus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Canarium, Canarium labiatum, Canarium mutabile, Euprotomus aurisdianae, Doxander vittatus

Canarium urceus is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Strombidae, the true conchs.

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Canarium urceus Gastropoda Stromboidea Species Canarium Urceus

Subspecies

There are two subspecies :

Canarium urceus Gastropoda Stromboidea Species Canarium Urceus
  • Canarium urceus incisum (W. Wood, 1828)
  • Canarium urceus urceus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonyms : Canarium ustulatum Schumacher, 1817; Strombus anatellus Duclos in Chenu, 1844; Strombus urceus orrae Abbott, 1960; Strombus ustulatus (Schumacher, 1817)
  • Description

    The adult shell size varies between 20 mm and 70 mm.

    Distribution

    Canarium urceus Gastropoda Stromboidea Species Canarium Urceus

    This species occurs in the Red Sea, in the Indian Ocean along Madagascar and Mozambique and in the western part of the Pacific Ocean along the New Hebrides.

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    References

    Canarium urceus Wikipedia


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