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Carpilius convexus Variable coral crab


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lexID:
3190 
AphiaID:
209150 
Scientific:
Carpilius convexus 
German:
Doppelpunkt-Steinkrabbe, Konvexe Riffkrabbe 
English:
Variable Coral Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Carpiliidae (Family) > Carpilius (Genus) > convexus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
(the) Maldives, Australia, East Africa, French Polynesia, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, North Pacific (Ocean), Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , the Seychelles 
Sea depth:
1 - 60 Meter 
Size:
2.76" - 4.72" (7cm - 12cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 82.4 °F (24°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Brine Shrimps, Clams, Flakes, Zoobenthos 
Tank:
22 gal (~ 100L) 
Difficulty:
Very easy 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-04 22:06:19 

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Carpilius convexus (Forskål, 1775)

Carpilius convexus, commonly known as The Variable Coral Crab is distributed in the Tropical Indo-Pacific, red Sea and Australia. The biology of the genus Carpilius is poorly known.

Host of following parasits:
Gigantione ishigakiensis Shiino, 1941
Sacculina carpiliae Guérin-Ganivet, 1911

Synonyms:
Cancer adspersus Herbst, 1790
Cancer convexus Forskål, 1775
Cancer petraeus Herbst, 1801
Cancer samuelis Curtiss, 1938
Carpilius lividus Gibbes, 1850


Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Carpilioidea (Superfamily) > Carpiliidae (Family) > Carpilius (Genus) > Carpilius convexus (Species)

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