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Calliactis polypus

Calliactis polypusis commonly referred to as Hermit Crab Anemone. Difficulty in the aquarium: Very easy. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Calliactis polypus


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lexID:
905 
AphiaID:
220515 
Scientific:
Calliactis polypus 
German:
Einsiedler-Symbioseanemone 
English:
Hermit Crab Anemone 
Category:
Anemoner 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Actiniaria (Order) > Hormathiidae (Family) > Calliactis (Genus) > polypus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Sea depth:
0 - 638 Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 2 cm 
Temperature:
4.3°C - 21.2°C 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-01-04 22:38:19 

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Calliactis polypus (Forsskål, 1775)

This anemone is found on shells occupied by a few hermit crabs in the genus Dandanus.

Synonymised names:
Actinia decorata Couthouy in Dana, 1846
Actinia maculata
Actinia polypus
Adamsia decorata
Adamsia miriam Haddon & Shackleton, 1893
Calliactis decorata (Drayton in Dana, 1849)
Calliactis miriam Haddon & Shackleton, 1893
Cribrina (Tristemma) polypus Ehrenberg
Priapus polypus Forsskål, 1775

External links

  1. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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