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Paguristes sp.02

Paguristes sp.02is commonly referred to as Cave Hermit Crab. 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:
12548 
AphiaID:
368240 
Scientific:
Paguristes sp.02 
German:
Höhlen-Riffeinsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Cave Hermit Crab 
Category:
Paguri 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Paguristes (Genus) > sp.02 (Species) 
Initial determination:
Morgan, 1992 
Sea depth:
2 - 37 Meter 
Size:
0,3 cm - 0,6 cm 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-13 18:09:22 

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Paguristes sp.
The body is white, legs are orange and red striped . Paguristes sp.02 are moderately common under rocks or in caves on the seaward reef.

Distribution. Eastern Indian Ocean: Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island; western Pacific: Guam and Ryukyu Islands in southwestern Japan; 2–37 m.

This species is a submarine cave hermit crab.

Habitat. Coral reefs; submarine caves and small crevices or horizontal holes on fore-reef slopes.

Similar to Pylopaguropsis fimbriata with similarly red stripes on the ambulatory legs.

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