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Lupocyclus philippinensis 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.


Profilbild Urheber Jim Anderson, Schottland

Lupocyclus philippinensis,70 mm , 8m,Retak Larry, Lembeh Strait, NE Sulawesi,2006


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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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-21 22:36:12 

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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.
eggs (orange)

External links

  1. Crustiesfroverseas (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Nudibranch.org (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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