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Nucella lima (file dogwinkle)

Synonyms: Murex lima; Purpura attenuata; Thais lima

Wikipedia Abstract

Nucella lima, common name : the File Dog Winkle, is a species of sea snail, a marine gastropod mollusk in the family Muricidae, the murex snails or rock snails.
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Prey / Diet

Balanus glandula (Acorn barnacle)[1]
Semibalanus balanoides (Barnacle)[1]
Semibalanus cariosus (thatched barnacle)[1]


Enteroctopus dofleini (North Pacific giant octopus)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]


East Pacific; North America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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