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Pachycheles sculptus


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lexID:
12599 
AphiaID:
410133 
Scientific:
Pachycheles sculptus 
German:
Porzellankrebs 
English:
Sculptured Porcelain Crab 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Pachycheles (Genus) > sculptus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(H. Milne Edwards, ), 1837 
Occurrence:
Philippines, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Mayotte, the Seychelles, Indonesia, North Pacific (Ocean), Australia, Mozambique, South-Pazific, Japan 
Sea depth:
1 - 30 Meter 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Bodemfauna, 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) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Pachycheles ackleianus
  • Pachycheles attaragos
  • Pachycheles holosericus
  • Pachycheles monilifer
  • Pachycheles pilosus
  • Pachycheles pisoides
  • Pachycheles pubescens
  • Pachycheles riisei
  • Pachycheles rugimanus
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-28 20:04:16 

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Pachycheles sculptus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

Carapace subcircular, without sculpturing. Claws inflated and with large faceted tubercles. Body colour red and white.

Host of Aporobopyrosa pacifica Shiino, 1942 accepted as Parioninella pacifica (Shiino, 1942) Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult
Host of Parioninella astridae Nierstrasz & Brender à Brandis, 1930 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult (from synonymPorcellana pisum H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

Synonymised names:
Pachycheles sculptus var. tuberculatus Borradaile, 1900 (junior synonym)
Porcellana pisum H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (Synonym)
Porcellana pulchella Haswell, 1882 (Synonym)
Porcellana sculpta H. Milne Edwards, 1837

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  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en)

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