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Heptacarpus palpator Intertidal Coastal Shrimp

Heptacarpus palpatoris commonly referred to as Intertidal Coastal Shrimp. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Heptacarpus palpator, 2018


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lexID:
13426 
AphiaID:
515261 
Scientific:
Heptacarpus palpator 
German:
Küstengarnele 
English:
Intertidal Coastal Shrimp 
Category:
Shrimps 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Thoridae (Family) > Heptacarpus (Genus) > palpator (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Owen, ), 1839 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific), North Pacific (Ocean), USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 37 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.39" (0,85cm - 1,55cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 64.4 °F (°C - 18°C) 
Food:
No reliable information available 
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:
  • Heptacarpus brachydactylus
  • Heptacarpus brevirostris
  • Heptacarpus camtschaticus
  • Heptacarpus carinatus
  • Heptacarpus cristata
  • Heptacarpus decorus
  • Heptacarpus flexus
  • Heptacarpus fuscimaculatus
  • Heptacarpus futilirostris
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-09-03 16:15:55 

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Heptacarpus palpator (Owen, 1839)

Heptacarpus is a genus of shrimps in the family Thoridae. There are more than 30 described species in Heptacarpus.

Heplacarpus palpator often is found on wharf piles, among algae, and in tide pools at lower tide levels and in shallow subtidal areas. The deepest record is 37 m (Santa Monica Bay, California). The colour is variable in life, from translucent with brown lines to a uniform deep brown.

Very similat to Heptacarpus brevirostris.

Synonymised names:
Hippolite palpator Owen, 1839 (basionym)
Hippolyte Hemphillii Lockington, 1877 (junior synonym)

External links

  1. WoRMS (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.

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