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Dardanus tinctor

Dardanus tinctoris commonly referred to as Red Seae 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.


Profilbild Urheber Jim Anderson, Schottland

Dardanus tinctor,85mm, 14m,Lawadi, Goschen Strait, Milne Bay Province,2015


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lexID:
6230 
AphiaID:
208694 
Scientific:
Dardanus tinctor 
German:
Anemonenträger, Anemonen-Einsiedler 
English:
Red Seae Hermit Crab 
Category:
Eremitkrebs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Dardanus (Genus) > tinctor (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Sea depth:
- 14 Meter 
Size:
8,5 cm - 15 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-06 20:55:43 

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Dardanus tinctor (Forskål, 1775)

Dardanus tinctor is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific region and the Red Sea.This hermit crab reaches a length of 10 centimetres. Typical character of the Dardanus tinctor is carrying his anemones whereever he goes.This hermit crab feeds on small benthic invertebrates and carrion.

External links

  1. Homepage von Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Nudibranch.org (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Dardanus tinctor,85mm, 14m,Lawadi, Goschen Strait, Milne Bay Province,2015
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Dardanus tinctor © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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