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Lupocyclus philippinensis Philippine Scissor Crab


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lexID:
12007 
AphiaID:
208783 
Scientific:
Lupocyclus philippinensis 
German:
Philippinen Scherenkrabbe 
English:
Philippine Scissor Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Portunidae (Family) > Lupocyclus (Genus) > philippinensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Semper in Nauck, 1880 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bali, Central Pazific, China, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Lembeh Strait, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Pakistan, Red Sea, South-Pazific, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, the Andaman Sea, the Seychelles, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
8 - 305 Meter 
Size:
2.36" - 4.33" (6cm - 11cm) 
Temperature:
66.2 °F - 82.4 °F (19°C - 28°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-21 22:36:12 

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Lupocyclus philippinensis Semper in Nauck, 1880

Scissors Crab Lupocyclus philippinensis is identified by its long pincers and very active at night on sandy bottoms. Found throughout the Indo-West Pacific.
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