Mole Lobster, Indo-Pacific Furry Lobster
Palinurellus wieneckiiis commonly referred to as Mole Lobster, Indo-Pacific Furry Lobster. 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: 14028 AphiaID: 210069 Scientific: Palinurellus wieneckii German: Indopazifische Pelzlanguste, Maulwurfs-Languste English: Mole Lobster, Indo-Pacific Furry Lobster Category: Spiny Lobsters Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Palinuridae (Family) > Palinurellus (Genus) > wieneckii (Species) Initial determination: (de Man, ), 1881 Occurrence: Arabian Sea, Borneo (Kalimantan), Caroline Island, Christmas Islands, East Africa, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Marquesas Islands, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Okinawa, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Solomon Islands, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, The Ryukyu Islands, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 9 - 27 Meter Size: 2.76" - 7.87" (7cm - 20cm) Temperature: 76.46 °F - 29,3 °F (24.7°C - 29,3°C) Food: Carnivore 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Palinurellus wieneckii (de Man, 1881)
Palinurellus wieneckii is sometimes called the mole lobster due to its small eyes and secretive habits, living well back in ledges and caves. They are generally only glimpsed in those caves at night.
Araeosternus wieneckii de Man, 1881 (basionym)
Palinurellus gundlachi wieneckii (de Man, 1881) (superseded combination)
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