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Philocheras coralliophilus Rubble Mimic Shrimp

Philocheras coralliophilusis commonly referred to as Rubble Mimic Shrimp. 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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lexID:
13952 
AphiaID:
515623 
Scientific:
Philocheras coralliophilus 
German:
Garnele 
English:
Rubble Mimic Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Crangonidae (Family) > Philocheras (Genus) > coralliophilus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Komai & J.N. Kim, 2010 
Occurrence:
Bali, Indonesia, Japan, Lembeh Strait, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Okinawa, Philippines, The Ryukyu Islands, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
0,5 - 48 Meter 
Size:
3,5 cm 
Temperature:
78.8 °F - 84.2 °F (26°C - 29°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Philocheras bispinosus
  • Philocheras breviflagella
  • Philocheras gorei
  • Philocheras trispinosus
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-12 17:37:50 

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Philocheras coralliophilus is Generally white, cornea of eyes slightly pigmented; telson and epithelium with a securely defined gray transverse band near, tips dark gray.
This coloration is also found on the corals of the crypticon or on the coral rock,

Etymology, word "coralliophilus" is a mixture of Greek "comllium" for "coral" and "philos "for ",love", with reference to the habitat of this new species.
Many species of Philocheras inhabit soft bottoms, but this new species is also found on hard substrates in coral reefs.

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