Woodmansoni Hermit Crab
Dardanus woodmasoniis commonly referred to as Woodmansoni Hermit 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: 13337 AphiaID: 208697 Scientific: Dardanus woodmasoni German: Woodmansoni-Einsiedlerkrebs English: Woodmansoni Hermit Crab Category: Hermit Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Dardanus (Genus) > woodmasoni (Species) Initial determination: (Alcock, ), 1905 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Australia, Coral sea, Indian Ocean, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Philippines, Red Sea, Sulu Sea , Vanuatu Sea depth: 0 - 15 Meter Size: up to 1.97" (5 cm) Temperature: °F - 77 °F (°C - 25°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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Dardanus woodmasoni (Alcock, 1905)
Inhabits intertidal areas to a depth of 15 m, on sand mud bottoms.
Dardanus woodmasoni lives in lagoon patches of Halimeda algae on sand. It is another of the anemone crabs that, like Dardanus deformis, carries one or more anemones attached to its shell.
Pagurus wood-masoni Alcock, 1905 (basionym)
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