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Pelia tumida Dwarf teardrop crab, Dwarf crab

Pelia tumida wird umgangssprachlich oft als Zwerg-Tränentropfen Krabbe, Zwerg Dreickskrabbe bezeichnet.


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Dwarf teardrop crab(Pelia tumida),Anacapa Island,July 16, 2005_2


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lexID:
11859 
AphiaID:
441652 
Scientific:
Pelia tumida 
German:
Zwerg-Tränen-Krabbe, Zwerg Krabbe 
English:
Dwarf Teardrop Crab, Dwarf Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Epialtidae (Family) > Pelia (Genus) > tumida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lockington, ), 1877 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific) 
Sea depth:
1 - 100 Meter 
Size:
1,5 cm 
Food:
Algae, Carrion, No reliable information available, omnivore 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-12-23 17:34:36 

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Pelia tumida (Lockington, 1877)

Decorator crabs decorate themselves by sticking mostly sedentary animals and plants to their bodies as camouflage.

Synonymised names:
Microphrys tenuidus Miers, 1886 (incorrect spelling)
Pelia clausa Rathbun, 1907
Pisoides tumida Lockington, 1877

External links

  1. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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