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Calcinus obscurus

Calcinus obscurusis commonly referred to as 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:
13615 
AphiaID:
367450 
Scientific:
Calcinus obscurus 
German:
Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Hermit Crab 
Category:
Paguri 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Calcinus (Genus) > obscurus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stimpson, 1859 
Sea depth:
0 - 4,5 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 8,6cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27,5°C 
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
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-09 18:11:54 

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Calcinus obscurus Stimpson, 1859

Calcinus is a genus of hermit crabs in the family Diogenidae, known as "left-handed hermit crabs" because in contrast to most other hermit crabs, its left chela (claw) is enlarged instead of the right.

Similar to Calcinus californiensis.

External links

  1. 1023world.net (multi). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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