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Luniella pugil Pilodius pugil

Luniella pugilis commonly referred to as Pilodius pugil. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 112 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
3262 
AphiaID:
881754 
Scientific:
Luniella pugil 
German:
Borstige Xanthidenkrabbe 
English:
Pilodius Pugil 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Xanthidae (Family) > Luniella (Genus) > pugil (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1852 
Occurrence:
Central Pazific, Comores, French Polynesia, Guam, Marschall Islands, Mayotte, New Caledonia, Red Sea, Réunion , South-Pazific 
Sea depth:
0 - 100 Meter 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 82.4 °F (22°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Algae, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder, Carrion, Detritus 
Tank:
24.64 gal (~ 112L) 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-05-21 12:57:12 

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Luniella pugil (Dana, 1852)

Frequently seen crabs in rocky areas and coral reefs. Pilodius sp. are mainly feeds on scavanger as well as detritus and algae.
Even at the peak of his spoon-scissors to see, they like to scrape algae from rims.
Most species remain small 1 to 2 cm carapace width.

In the genus Pilodius the species are identified only by the males because the females have different colors.

Synonymised names
Chlorodius (Pilodius) pugil Dana, 1852
Pilodius pugil Dana, 1852
Pilumnus globosus Boone, 1934

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 13.05.2021.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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