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Ocypode ceratophthalmus Horned Ghost crab, Horn-eyed Ghost crab


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lexID:
3266 
AphiaID:
207578 
Scientific:
Ocypode ceratophthalmus 
German:
Gehörnte Geisterkrabbe 
English:
Horned Ghost Crab, Horn-eyed Ghost Crab 
Category:
Mangrove Inhabitans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Ocypodidae (Family) > Ocypode (Genus) > ceratophthalmus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1772 
Occurrence:
Australia, East Africa, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Moluccas, Mozambique, Okinawa, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Singapore, South-Africa, Tansania, Thailand, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
up to 3.15" (8 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
cannibalism (preys on conspecifics), Carrion, Clam meat, Clams, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Smelts, Snails, Worms 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-07-14 15:57:21 

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Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Pallas, 1772)



Synonyms:
Cancer caninus
Cancer ceratophthalmus
Ocypoda MacLeayana
Ocypode brevicornis var. longicornuta
Ocypode urvillei

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Thoracotremata (Subsection) > Ocypodoidea (Superfamily) > Ocypodidae (Family) > Ocypodinae (Subfamily) > Ocypode (Genus) > Ocypode ceratophthalmus (Species)

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