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Neopetrolisthes spinatus


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lexID:
7401 
Scientific:
Neopetrolisthes spinatus 
German:
Dorniger Porzellankrebs 
English:
Spiny Porcelain Crab 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Neopetrolisthes (Genus) > spinatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Osawa & Fujita, 2001 
Occurrence:
Queensland, Taiwan, Indonesia, India, Okinawa, South Australia, Indo Pacific, Andamanensee, Indische Oceaan, Japan 
Sea depth:
5 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2019-08-13 22:24:13 

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Neopetrolisthes spinatus Osawa & Fujita, 2001

The whitish carapace is covered with numerous, small reddish purple dots.The Spiny Porcelain Crab often found on the sea anemone Heteractis malu. It lives at depths of 5–20 m.

Porcelain crabs are filter feeders. They have feather-like mouthpart appendages and eats planktonic food.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Neopetrolisthes (Genus)

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