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Neopetrolisthes spinatus

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.


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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
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-13 22:24:13 

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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)

External links

  1. crust.biota.biodiv (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Solitary Island Underwater Research Group (SURG) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Starfish Teresa Zubi (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Neopetrolisthes spinatus (Spiny Porcelain Crab) - Flores, 2012
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Neopetrolisthes spinatus Copyright Teresa Zubi
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