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Maguimithrax spinosissimus


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lexID:
12216 
AphiaID:
987079 
Scientific:
Maguimithrax spinosissimus 
German:
Westindische Spinnenkrabbe 
English:
West Indian Spider Crab, Channel Clinging Crab, Reef Spider Crab, Spiny Spider Crab, Coral Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Mithracidae (Family) > Maguimithrax (Genus) > spinosissimus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1818 
Occurrence:
Bahamas, Caribien, Florida, Honduras 
Sea depth:
- 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 18cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
omnivore, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Carrion, Alger 
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) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-17 19:57:07 

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Maguimithrax spinosissimus (Lamarck, 1818)

Maguimithrax spinosissimus has a reddish-brown carapace and walking legs. The claws are smooth, purplish gray, with a single row of nodules along outer edge and blunt claw tips. The legs are covered with numerous short spines and nodules. This spider crab is the largest species of Caribbean reef crab.

Synonymised names:
Damithrax spinosissimus (Lamarck, 1818)
Maia spinosissimus Lamarck, 1818
Mithrax spinosissimus (Lamarck, 1818)

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