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lexID: 12542 AphiaID: 367446 Scientific: Calcinus lineapropodus German: Gestreiftes-Bein Einsiedlerkrebs English: Striped Leg Hermit Crab, Line-Legged Hermit Crab Category: Hermit Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Calcinus (Genus) > lineapropodus (Species) Initial determination: Morgan & Forest, 1991 Occurrence: Australia, Christmas Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Marschall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 0 - 25 Meter Size: 0.39" - 0.39" (1cm - 1,5cm) Temperature: - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) Food: Zooplankton 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Calcinus lineapropodus Morgan & Forest, 1991
The last segment of the legs is pink in colour with black tips, white segment above dark with longitudinal stripes. Eyestalks red becoming pale toward the tips. Eyes black with numerous white spots. Small species.
Reef-associated hermit crab.
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