Lupocyclus philippinensisis commonly referred to as Philippine Scissor 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.
Profile lexID: 12007 AphiaID: 208783 Scientific: Lupocyclus philippinensis German: Philippinen Scherenkrabbe English: Philippine Scissor Crab Category: Krabber Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Lupocyclus (Genus) > philippinensis (Species) Initial determination: Semper in Nauck, 1880 Sea depth: 8 - 305 Meter Size: 6 cm - 11 cm Temperature: 19°C - 28°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Lupocyclus philippinensis Semper in Nauck, 1880
Scissors Crab Lupocyclus philippinensis is identified by its long pincers and very active at night on sandy bottoms. Found throughout the Indo-West Pacific.
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