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Calappa capellonis Box crab, Shame-faced crab

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Calappa capellonis ,The Pasage, Kabui Strait, Raja Ampat,20 mm body, 12 metres, 2007

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lexID:
12108 
Scientific:
Calappa capellonis 
German:
Schamkrabbe 
English:
Box crab, Shame-faced crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Calappidae (Family) > Calappa (Genus) > capellonis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Laurie, 1906 
Occurrence:
Australia, Central Pazific, Japan, Madagascar, New Caledonia, Okinawa, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 70 Meter 
Size:
0.79" - 1.57" (2,0cm - 4,5cm) 
Temperature:
32 °F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Carnivore, Clams, Crustaceans, Predatory, Zoobenthos 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-12 19:43:04 

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Calappa capellonis Laurie, 1906

Calappa is a genus of crabs known commonly as box crabs or shame-faced crabs. Colour is dark brown dorsally and light brown ventrally.

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