Philippine Scissor Crab
Lupocyclus philippinensisis commonly referred to as Philippine Scissor Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12007 AphiaID: 208783 Scientific: Lupocyclus philippinensis German: Philippinen Scherenkrabbe English: Philippine Scissor Crab Category: Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Lupocyclus (Genus) > philippinensis (Species) Initial determination: Semper in Nauck, 1880 Occurrence: Australia, Bali, Central Pazific, China, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Red Sea, South-Pazific, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Vanuatu Sea depth: 8 - 305 Meter Size: 2.36" - 4.33" (6cm - 11cm) Temperature: 66.2 °F - 82.4 °F (19°C - 28°C) Food: No reliable information available Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2019-03-08 17:03:32
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Lupocyclus philippinensis Semper in Nauck, 1880
Scissors Crab Lupocyclus philippinensis is identified by its long pincers and very active at night on sandy bottoms. Found throughout the Indo-West Pacific.
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