Sculptured porcelain crab
Pachycheles sculptusis commonly referred to as Sculptured porcelain 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: 12599 AphiaID: 410133 Scientific: Pachycheles sculptus German: Porzellankrebs English: Sculptured Porcelain Crab Category: Anomura Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Pachycheles (Genus) > sculptus (Species) Initial determination: (H. Milne Edwards, ), 1837 Occurrence: Australia, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Japan, Mayotte, Mozambique, New Caledonia, North Pacific (Ocean), Philippines, South-Pazific, the Seychelles Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Temperature: °F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) Food: Plankton, Zoobenthos 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-11-28 19:48:08
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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)
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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