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Myra fugax

Myra fugaxis commonly referred to as Fleeting Purse 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.


Profilbild Urheber Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater

Crab - Myra fugax, A long-armed crab, Myra fugax. Carapace 1 inch wide (25mm), Anilao 2016


Courtesy of the author Scott & Jeanette Johnson, Kwajalein Unterwater Please visit www.underwaterkwaj.com for more information.

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lexID:
14091 
AphiaID:
107309 
Scientific:
Myra fugax 
German:
Kugelkrabbe, Kieselkrabbe 
English:
Fleeting Purse Crab 
Category:
Granchi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Leucosiidae (Family) > Myra (Genus) > fugax (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fabricius, ), 1798 
Sea depth:
4 - 250 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 2,5cm 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
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
:
  • Myra affinis
  • Myra australis
  • Myra biconica
  • Myra brevimana
  • Myra celeris
  • Myra currax
  • Myra curtimana
  • Myra digitata
  • Myra elegans
  • Myra eudactylus
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-13 14:20:15 

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Myra fugax (Fabricius, 1798)

Carapace is rounded, globose, with a finely granulate dorsal surface. Chelipeds and legs are long and slender. The coluor varies from pale pink to pale yellow. This species prefer sandy substrate.

Synonymised names:
Cancer punctatus Herbst, 1783 (pre-occupied name)
Leucosia fugax Weber, 1795 (nomen nudum)
Leucosia fugax Fabricius, 1798 (basionym)
Myra carinata White, 1847 (nomen nudum)
Myra carinata Bell, 1855 (junior synonym)
Myra longimerus H.-L. Chen & Türkay, 2001 (junior synonym)
Myra pentacantha Alcock, 1896 (junior synonym)

External links

  1. underwaterkwaj.com (en). Abgerufen am 13.09.2021.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 13.09.2021.
  3. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 13.09.2021.

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