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Daldorfia horrida Rubble crab, Horrid elbow crab


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lexID:
3406 
AphiaID:
220551 
Scientific:
Daldorfia horrida 
German:
Schuttkrabbe, Ellbogenkrabbe 
English:
Rubble Crab, Horrid Elbow Crab 
Category:
Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Parthenopidae (Family) > Daldorfia (Genus) > horrida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Australia, China, Easter Island (Rapa Nui), French Polynesia, Gambier Islands, Guam, Hawaii, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Singapore, South-Africa, Sri Lanka, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Tuamoto Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 125 Meter 
Size:
5.12" - 6.69" (13cm - 17cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 82.4 °F (20°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Clam meat, Clams, Fish (little fishes), Frozen Food (large sort), Hermit crabs, Predatory, Smelts, Snails 
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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Daldorfia bouvieri
  • Daldorfia calconopia
  • Daldorfia dimorpha
  • Daldorfia excavata
  • Daldorfia glasselli
  • Daldorfia investigatoris
  • Daldorfia leprosa
  • Daldorfia rathbunae
  • Daldorfia spinosissima
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-03-30 21:54:03 

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Daldorfia horrida (Linnaeus, 1758)

Daldorfia horrida commonly known as Horrid elbow crab feeds on various molluscs and sea shells, including Cantharus, Cerithium , Columbella , Conus , Trochus.

Synonyms:
Cancer cristata
Cancer horrida

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Checked: Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Parthenopoidea (Superfamily) > Parthenopidae (Family) > Daldorfiinae (Subfamily) > Daldorfia (Genus) > Daldorfia horrida (Species)

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