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Trapezia flavopunctata


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lexID:
11008 
AphiaID:
210177 
Scientific:
Trapezia flavopunctata 
German:
Gelb Gepunktete Korallenkrabbe 
English:
Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab 
Category:
Krabben 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Trapeziidae (Family) > Trapezia (Genus) > flavopunctata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842 
Occurrence:
South-Pazific, Réunion , Hawaii, Mauritius, Japan 
Sea depth:
3 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2,5cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detrites, Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-08-29 07:52:00 

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Trapezia flavopunctata Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842

Trapezia flavopunctata, commonly known as the Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab, is red in colour with numerous pale to yellow spots. This species is commensal to Pocillopora corals . The small crab (size to 2,5 cm) use their claws to ward off coral predators.

Synonym:
Trapezia latifrons A. Milne-Edwards, 1867

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Trapezioidea (Superfamily) > Trapeziidae (Family) > Trapeziinae (Subfamily) > Trapezia (Genus) > Trapezia flavopunctata (Species)

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