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Pagurus samuelis

Pagurus samuelisis commonly referred to as Blueband 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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Pagurus samuelis, Blueband Hermit, Blueband Hermit Crab, Coming out of Brown Turban Shell.Montana de Oro State Park,San Luis Obispo Co., California 2016


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lexID:
13954 
AphiaID:
366786 
Scientific:
Pagurus samuelis 
German:
Blauband-Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Blueband Hermit Crab 
Category:
Paguri 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Paguridae (Family) > Pagurus (Genus) > samuelis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, ), 1857 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
2 cm - 4 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) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-14 20:50:37 

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Pagurus samuelis (Stimpson, 1857)

Pagurus samuelis, common known as the blueband hermit crab, is a species from the west coast of North America, and the most common hermit crab in California. It is a smallhermit crab, with distinctive blue bands on its legs.

It prefers to live in the shell of the black turban snail, and is a nocturnal scavenger of algae and carrion.

Synonymised names:
Eupagurus samuelis Stimpson, 1857 (basionym)

External links

  1. Biodiversity of The Central Coast (en). Abgerufen am 14.06.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 14.06.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 14.06.2021.

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