Tumidodromia dormiais commonly referred to as Common sponge crab. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 6331 AphiaID: 440119 Scientific: Tumidodromia dormia German: Gemeine Schwammkrabbe English: Common Sponge Crab Category: Krabber Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Dromiidae (Family) > Tumidodromia (Genus) > dormia (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1763 Sea depth: 5 - 112 Meter Size: 17.2 cm - 20 cm Temperature: 20°C - 25°C Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2013-11-02 14:11:11
Last edit: 2020-10-20 07:20:14
Tumidodromia dormia (Linnaeus, 1763)
The max length of male is 20.0 cm,female are 17.2 cm .Tumidodromia dormia occurs at depths of 5 to 50 m. It prefers rocky-muddy substrates.This crab is omnivorous, feeds often on sea stars. This common sponge crab carries sponges and colonial tunicates on its back for camouflage.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) >Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) >Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) >Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) >Podotremata (Section) > Dromioidea (Superfamily) > Dromiidae (Family) > Dromiinae (Subfamily) > Tumidodromia (Genus)
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