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Paguristes turgidus swollen hermit crab, orange hairy hermit


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lexID:
11778 
Scientific:
Paguristes turgidus 
German:
Orange Haariger Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
swollen hermit crab, orange hairy hermit  
Category:
Hermit Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Paguristes (Genus) > turgidus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Stimpson, 1856) 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, USA 
Sea depth:
5 - 465 Meter 
Size:
1.97" - 2.76" (5cm - 7cm) 
Temperature:
~ 42.8 °F (6-10°C) 
Food:
omnivore 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-06 14:12:51 

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Paguristes turgidus (Stimpson, 1857)




Synonymised names.
Clibanarius turgidus (Stimpson, 1857) (transferred to Paguristes by Stimpson (1858))
Eupagurus turgidus Stimpson, 1859 (delayed publication; species redescribed as Clibanarius turgidus by Stimpson (1857))
Paguristes turgides Gordan, 1956 (misspelling )

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