Hyas araneusis commonly referred to as great spider crab, Atlantic lyre crab. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 6561 AphiaID: 107322 Scientific: Hyas araneus German: Nordische Seespinne,Zaikobbe English: Great Spider Crab, Atlantic Lyre Crab Category: Krabber Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Oregoniidae (Family) > Hyas (Genus) > araneus (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Sea depth: 1 - 360 Meter Size: 5 cm - 10.5 cm Temperature: 5°C - 25°C Tank: ~ 200 Liter Difficulty: Average 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: 2014-01-05 13:21:32
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Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
The spider crab is reddish brown with a pear-shaped carapace, up to 10,5 cm long and 8 cm wide.The great spider crab Hyas araneus is found on hard and sandy substrates, among rocks and seaweed on the lower shore and to a depth of about 80 m.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) >Pleocyemata (Suborder) >Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) >Majoidea (Superfamily) > Oregoniidae (Family) > Hyas (Genus)
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