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Petrolisthes elongatus

Petrolisthes elongatusis commonly referred to as Spiny Porcellain Crab,New Zealand half 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:
8856 
AphiaID:
396708 
Scientific:
Petrolisthes elongatus 
German:
Porzellankrebs 
English:
Spiny Porcellain Crab,New Zealand Half Crab 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Petrolisthes (Genus) > elongatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(H. Milne Edwards, ), 1837 
Size:
bis zu 2.1cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°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:
2015-10-17 17:33:50 

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Petrolisthes elongatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

Petrolisthes elongatus is blueish grey in colour, with a flattened body.The New Zealand half crab can found under rocks in shallow water.This species is a filder feeder and sieve planctonic food and detritus from the water.

Synonymised names:
Porcellana elongata H. Milne Edwards, 1837

External links

  1. Homepage Dr. Paddy Ryan (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. marinelife.ac.nz (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Researchdata.museum.vic.gov.au (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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