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Euxanthus exsculptus

Euxanthus exsculptusis commonly referred to as Rough Round Crab, Lumpy rock 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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Rough Round Crab - Euxanthus exsculptus, 2013


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lexID:
4239 
AphiaID:
Scientific:
Euxanthus exsculptus 
German:
Raue Rundkrabbe, Klumpenförmige Felsenkrabbe 
English:
Rough Round Crab, Lumpy Rock Crab 
Category:
Krabber 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Xanthidae (Family) > Euxanthus (Genus) > exsculptus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Herbst, ), 1790 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
3 cm - 5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-17 14:30:31 

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Euxanthus exsculptus (Herbst, 1790)

Resembling a small lumpy rock, this slow moving crab is sometimes seen among coral rubble and near reefs. 'Exsculptus' means 'carved' in Latin. Can be found in shallow water.

Host/prey of Loxothylacus echioides Boschma, 1940 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult

Synonymised names:
Cancer exsculptus Herbst, 1790
Cancer mamillatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834
Cancer melissa Herbst, 1801
Euryetisus deplanatus Cano, 1889
Euxanthus nitidus Dana, 1852
Euxanthus punctatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1865
Xantho (Euxanthus) nitidus Dana, 1852

External links

  1. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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