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Atergatis integerrimus Red Egg Crab, Bashful Crab

Atergatis integerrimusis commonly referred to as Red Egg Crab, Bashful Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic.


Profilbild Urheber Sonja Ooms, Belgien

ATERGATIS INTEGERRIMUS (10cm).A big chunky crab just sitting there, waiting for me to take her photo.Beirut, Lebanon.2015


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lexID:
7222 
AphiaID:
209060 
Scientific:
Atergatis integerrimus 
German:
Steinkrabbe, Rote Ei-Krabbe 
English:
Red Egg Crab, Bashful Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Xanthidae (Family) > Atergatis (Genus) > integerrimus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1818 
Occurrence:
Cebu ((Philippines), China, Gulf of Oman / Oman, India, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Philippines, Singapore, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansania, the Andaman Sea, Western Pacific Ocean, Zanzibar 
Sea depth:
10 - 30 Meter 
Size:
1.97" - 3.94" (5cm - 10cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), No reliable information available, omnivore 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-05-08 16:10:48 

Toxicity


Atergatis integerrimus is (very) poisonous and the poison can kill you under circumstances!!!
If you want to keep Atergatis integerrimus, inform yourself about the poison and its effects before buying. Keep a note with the telephone number of the poison emergency call and all necessary information about the animal next to your aquarium so that you can be helped quickly in an emergency.
The telephone numbers of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

This message appears for poisonous, very poisonous and also animals whose poison can kill you immediately. Every human reacts differently to poisons. Please therefore weigh the risk for yourself AND your environment very carefully, and never act lightly!

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Atergatis integerrimus (Lamarck, 1818)

Atergatis integerrimus lives in coral rubble of shores and reefs.This species is nocturnal.The body is oval, the olour is reddish brown, orange to bright red.The body is scattered with white spots.
Juveniles have a white margin around the body.

The Red egg crab is highly poisonus and should not eaten!

Synonymised names:
Atergatis subdivisus White, 1848 (junior synonym)
Cancer integerrimus Lamarck, 1818 (basionym)
Cancer laevis latipes Seba, 1761

External links

  1. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wild Singapore Homepage (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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