Neopetrolisthes spinatusis commonly referred to as Spiny Porcelain 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.
Profile lexID: 7401 AphiaID: 410113 Scientific: Neopetrolisthes spinatus German: Dorniger Porzellankrebs English: Spiny Porcelain Crab Category: Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Neopetrolisthes (Genus) > spinatus (Species) Initial determination: Osawa & Fujita, 2001 Sea depth: 5 - 20 Meter Size: bis zu 1cm Temperature: 20°C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Neopetrolisthes spinatus Osawa & Fujita, 2001
The whitish carapace is covered with numerous, small reddish purple dots.The Spiny Porcelain Crab often found on the sea anemone Heteractis malu. It lives at depths of 5–20 m.
Porcelain crabs are filter feeders. They have feather-like mouthpart appendages and eats planktonic food.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Neopetrolisthes (Genus)
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