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Trapezia bidentata Rusty guard crab , Two Tooth Guard Crab

Trapezia bidentatais commonly referred to as Rusty guard crab , Two Tooth Guard 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.


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Trapezia bidentata


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lexID:
12671 
AphiaID:
443875 
Scientific:
Trapezia bidentata 
German:
Rostrote-Korallenkrabbe 
English:
Rusty Guard Crab , Two Tooth Guard Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Trapeziidae (Family) > Trapezia (Genus) > bidentata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Comores, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, North Pacific (Ocean), Red Sea, Réunion , South-Pazific, the Seychelles 
Sea depth:
1 - 43 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 0.79" (1,5cm - 2,5cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 82.4 °F (°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Commensalism, Mucus, Zooplankton 
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:
2020-01-02 13:14:56 

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Trapezia bidentata (Forskål, 1775)

Trapezia is a genus of guard crabs in the family Trapeziidae. Like other members of this family, they live in association with corals, feeding on coral tissue and mucus, and defending the corals from predators, like starfish.

Synonymised names
Cancer bidentata Forskål, 1775
Grapsillus subinteger MacLeay, 1838
Trapezia cymodoce var. edentula Laurie, 1906
Trapezia ferruginea Latreille, 1828
Trapezia ferruginea typica Borradaile, 1900
Trapezia miniata Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846 [in Hombron & Jacquinot, 1842-1854] (junior synonym)
Trapezia subdentata Gerstaecker, 1856

External links

  1. Crustiesfroverseas (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reefguide (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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