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Neogonodactylus curacaoensis


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lexID:
12398 
AphiaID:
408942 
Scientific:
Neogonodactylus curacaoensis 
German:
Dunkler Fangschreckenkrebs 
English:
Dark Mantis Shrimp 
Category:
Cicale di mare 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Stomatopoda (Order) > Gonodactylidae (Family) > Neogonodactylus (Genus) > curacaoensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Schmitt, ), 1924 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Costa Rica, Haiti, Panama, Atlantico occidentale, Belize, Caraibi, Curacao, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Honduras, Isole Vergini britanniche, Isole Vergini, Stati Uniti, Pacifico occidentale, Repubblica Dominicana 
Sea depth:
3 - 50 Meter 
Size:
0,7 cm - 7 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Predatory, Carnivore, Crostacei, Granchi, Granchi edibili, grande pesce, Lumache, Piccoli pesci 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 14:42:01 

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Neogonodactylus curacaoensis (Schmitt, 1924)

Mantis shrimps are commonly separated into two distinct groups determined by the manner of claws they possess,the Smashers and the Spearers.are predators.They are aggressive and live typically solitary.

$alt functional type: Smasher
Habitat: Coral reefs; often found in cavities in live coral. Often has more than one cavity.

Colour: Brown, olive or light green; white spots on back; telson carinae and teeth green or bluish green; raptorial dactyl blue; meral spot white. Orange area at base of the eyestalks. Eat very small crustaceans and gastropods.

Synonymised names:
Gonodactylus oerstedii var. curacaoensis Schmitt, 1924 (Basionym)

External links

  1. ucmp.berkeley.edu (en)

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