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Polinices lacteus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Gastropoda
Family  Naticidae
Scientific name  Polinices lacteus
Phylum  Mollusca
Superfamily  Naticoidea
Subfamily  Polinicinae
Rank  Species
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Similar  Polinices hepaticus, Polinices, Naticarius canrena, Sinum maculatum, Natica fulminea

Polinices lacteus is a species of predatory sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Naticidae, the moon snails.

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Distribution

Polinices lacteus specimens have been found throughout the southern Atlantic coastlines. This includes the Caribbean Sea, as well as the Canary Islands, the Angolan coast, and the Cape Verde island chain. The species has also been spotted on almost the entirety of the South American coast, plus the Gulf of Mexico.

Description

The maximum recorded shell length is 40 mm.

Habitat

The minimum recorded depth for this species is 0 m; maximum recorded depth is 120 m.

References

Polinices lacteus Wikipedia


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