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Leptograpsus variegatus Variegated shore crab, Large shore crab, Swift-footed Crab, Variegated shore crab

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Gelbe Form von Leptograpsus variegatus
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Courtesy of the author Sandra Wallace, Australien Image detail


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lexID:
11661 
Scientific:
Leptograpsus variegatus 
German:
Felsenkrabbe, gelbe Klippenkrabbe 
English:
Variegated shore crab, Large shore crab, Swift-footed Crab, Variegated shore crab  
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Grapsidae (Family) > Leptograpsus (Genus) > variegatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Fabricius, 1793) 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Austral Islands, Brazil, Chile, China, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), French Polynesia, Houtman Abrolhos (Abrolhos Islands), Juan-Fernández-Islands, Marquesas Islands, New Zealand, Norfolk Island, Peru, Pitcairn Islands, Queensland, South Australia, South-Africa, the Kermadec Islands, the Seychelles, Western Australia 
Sea depth:
1 - 95 Meter 
Size:
1.97" - 4.33" (5cm - 11cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 86 °F (°C - 30°C) 
Food:
Algae, Barnacles, Carnivore, Carrion, Clam meat, Detritus, Herbivorous, Predatory, Snails 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
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:
2018-08-09 09:21:05 

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Very special thanks for the first photo of the yellow form of Leptograpsus variegatus to Sandra Wallace from Australia!

Synonyms:
Cancer variegatus Fabricius, 1793
Grapsus personatus Lamarck, 1818
Grapsus planifrons Dana, 1851
Grapsus strigilatus White, 1842
Leptograpsus ansoni H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Leptograpsus gayi H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Leptograpsus verreauxi H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Sesarma pentagona Hutton, 1875

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