Gastropoda | Heterostropha
Environment / Climate / Range
Host; depth range 13 - 90 m (Ref. 104934). Tropical
Indo-West Pacific: Philippines.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Parasitic (Ref. 107291). Majority of the members of the family Pyramidellidae are marine ectoparasitic species on a variety of hosts such as polychaetes and molluscs. They pierce the tissue of their hosts and suck out body fluids (Ref. 107304). Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites (Ref. 833).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the order Heterostropha are mostly simultaneous hermaphrodites.
Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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