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Pagurus hirtimanus

Pagurus hirtimanusis commonly referred to as Hairy Hermit 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.


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Pagurus hirtimanus


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lexID:
12575 
AphiaID:
590318 
Scientific:
Pagurus hirtimanus 
German:
Haariger Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Hairy Hermit Crab 
Category:
Eremitkrebs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Paguridae (Family) > Pagurus (Genus) > hirtimanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Miers, ), 1880 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 4 cm 
Temperature:
°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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-22 14:35:51 

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Pagurus hirtimanus (Miers, 1880)

Pagurus hirtimanus is omnivorous, but mostly prey on small animals and scavenge carrion. This species is reef-associated and very common in rocky shores of littoral tropical waters. Usually found on hard bottom under rocks or in rubble.

Host of Peltogaster lata Van Baal, 1937 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult
Host of Peltogaster latus Van Baal, 1937 accepted as Peltogaster lata Van Baal, 1937 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult

Synonymised names:
Eupagurus hirtimanus Miers, 1880 (basionym)
Eupagurus janitor Alcock, 1905 (junior synonym)
Pagurus hirtimanus White, 1847
Pagurus janitor (Alcock, 1905) (junior synonym)

External links

  1. Crustiesfroverseas (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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