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Cryptodromia fallax


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lexID:
10741 
AphiaID:
209470 
Scientific:
Cryptodromia fallax 
German:
Schwammkrabbe 
English:
Sponge Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Dromiidae (Family) > Cryptodromia (Genus) > fallax (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Latreille in Milbert, ), 1812 
Occurrence:
Zanzibar, Tansania, Comores, Eritrea, Réunion , Mozambique, Adenske golf, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Japan, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Persiske golf, Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Syd Afrika, Sydlige Stillehav, Taiwan, Vestlige Stillehav, Øst Afrika 
Sea depth:
1 - 3 Meter 
Size:
1,0 cm - 2,2 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
omnivore, Carrion 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Cryptodromia amboinensis
  • Cryptodromia bispinosa
  • Cryptodromia bullifera
  • Cryptodromia coronata
  • Cryptodromia erioxylon
  • Cryptodromia fukuii
  • Cryptodromia hilgendorfi
  • Cryptodromia incisa
  • Cryptodromia laevis
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-22 05:59:54 

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Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812)

Cryptodromia fallax has the first two pairs of legs modified to carry objects on its back, usually sponges. The crab's camouflage is do good that it is almost impossible to spot unless it moves.

Synonyms:
Cryptodromia canaliculata Stimpson, 1858
Cryptodromia canaliculata var. obtusifrons Ihle, 1913
Cryptodromia canaliculata var. sibogae Ihle, 1913
Cryptodromia hirsuta Borradaile, 1903
Cryptodromia oktahedros Stebbing, 1923
Cryptodromia tomentosa (Heller, 1861) (junior synonym)
Dromia fallax Latreille in Milbert, 1812
Dromia tomentosa Heller, 1861

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Podotremata (Section) > Dromioidea (Superfamily) > Dromiidae (Family) > Dromiinae (Subfamily) > Cryptodromia (Genus) > Cryptodromia fallax (Species)

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