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Polyonyx obesulus

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Polyonyx obesulus,Sedem, Tulamben, Bali,Approx size 5 mm,15 metres, 2018,Night dive

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lexID:
12115 
Scientific:
Polyonyx obesulus 
German:
Porzellankrebs 
English:
Tube crab, Porcelain crab 
Category:
 
Family tree:
(Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Polyonyx (Genus) > obesulus (Species) 
Occurrence:
Indo-Pacific, Australien, Bali, Indonesien, Kina, Ny Kaledonien, Taiwan 
Sea depth:
1 - 55 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 0,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
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
:
  • Polyonyx gibbesi
  • Polyonyx quadriungulatus
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-18 17:28:21 

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Polyonyx obesulus Miers, 1884

Polyonyx obesulus is a species of porcelain crab in the family Porcellanidae. Porcelain crabs are small crabs. Polyonyx obesulus can be found in sponges and crevices of corals, and on hard substrates.

Synonymised names:
Polyonyx parvidens Nobili, 1905 (Synonym)
Polyonyx paucidens Nobili, 1906 (Synonym (misspelling of parvidens))
Porcellana obesula White, 1847 (Synonym)
Porcellana tuberculosa de Man, 1888 (Synonym)

External links

  1. nudibranch.org (en)

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