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Petrolisthes pubescens

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Petrolisthes pubescens; ©2010 Guido & Philippe Poppe - www.poppe-images.com

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lexID:
9166 
AphiaID:
210121 
Scientific:
Petrolisthes pubescens 
German:
Porzellankrabbe 
English:
Hairy Porcelain Crab 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Petrolisthes (Genus) > pubescens (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stimpson, 1858 
Occurrence:
Northern Mariana Islands, Cebu, Réunion , Marquesas Islands, North Pacific (Ocean), Caroline Island, Moluccas, Australien, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Guam, Indo Stillehavet, Japan, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Okinawa , Rødehavet, Taiwan 
Size:
2 cm - 4 cm 
Temperature:
~ 25°C 
Food:
omnivore, Carrion 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-01-14 21:16:13 

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Stimpson, 1858

Very special thanky for the first photo of Petrolisthes pubescens to Guido and Philippe Poppe, Cebu, Philippines.

Hairy porcelain crab is found on or under rocks, rubble and corals.

Colour:
Petrolisthes pubescens has a marbled red and brown or light grey carapace, its legs have light and dark bands, the claws have brown hair, its antennae and eyes are also brown.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Petrolisthes (Genus) > Petrolisthes pubescens (Species)

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