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Calcinus tubularis variegated hermit crab, ornate hermit crab


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lexID:
2864 
AphiaID:
107194 
Scientific:
Calcinus tubularis 
German:
Röhren-Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Variegated Hermit Crab, Ornate Hermit Crab 
Category:
Hermit Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Calcinus (Genus) > tubularis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1767 
Occurrence:
Azores, European Coasts, Madeira, Spain, the Mediterranean Sea 
Size:
up to 0.98" (2.5 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 77 °F (20°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Algae, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Flakes, Food tablets, Plankton, Zoobenthos, Zooplankton 
Tank:
6.6 gal (~ 30L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
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:
2009-07-25 01:01:56 

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Calcinus tubularis (Linnaeus, 1767)

Calcinus tubularis is a species of hermit crab. It is found in the Mediterranean Sea and around islands in the Atlantic Ocean.

Calcinus tubularis is a rare species, found below the intertidal zone

Synonyms:
Calcinus ornatus (Roux, 1830)
Cancer tubularis Linnaeus, 1767
Clibanarius rouxi Heller, 1863
Pagurus ornatus Roux, 1830

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) >Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Diogenidae (Family) > Calcinus (Genus)

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