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Lophozozymus pulchellus

Lophozozymus pulchellusis commonly referred to as Pretty Reef Round Crabs, Pretty Xanthid Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion

Lophozozymus pulchellus, Étang-Salé, Arrondissement Saint-Paul, La Réunion 2018


Courtesy of the author Jean-Marie Gradot, La Reunion Please visit www.flickr.com for more information.

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lexID:
11893 
AphiaID:
209079 
Scientific:
Lophozozymus pulchellus 
German:
Hübsche Rundkrabbe, Hübsche Xanthid-Krabbe 
English:
Pretty Reef Round Crabs, Pretty Xanthid Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Xanthidae (Family) > Lophozozymus (Genus) > pulchellus (Species) 
Initial determination:
A. Milne-Edwards, 1867 
Sea depth:
1 - 120 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-05-21 12:56:57 

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Lophozozymus pulchellus A. Milne-Edwards, 1867

Described from New Caledonia and recorded in numerous places in the Indo-West Pacific, including Red Sea, Zanzibar, Australia, Hawaii, and Japan. Also Europa, Seychelles, Australia, New Caledonia. Japan, Paracel, French Polynesia, Mayotte.

Found on hard bottom, rock and rubbles. Lophozozymus pulchellus, usually of small size. This crab is characterized by its live coloration with a reticulation of fine red lines on carapace and ambulatory legs are marked with transverse red bands.

External links

  1. Central Pacific Crustacea (Decapoda & Stomatopoda) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Jean-Marie Gradot (Flickr) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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