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Clibanarius corallinus Hermit Crab

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lexID:
4426 
Scientific:
Clibanarius corallinus 
German:
Einsiedlerkrebs 
English:
Hermit Crab 
Category:
Hermit Crabs 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Clibanarius (Genus) > corallinus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(H. Milne Edwards, ), 1848 
Occurrence:
French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna 
Size:
up to 1.18" (3 cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 80.6 °F (23°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Algae 
Tank:
11 gal (~ 50L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
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Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-06-20 08:44:26 

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Clibanarius is a genus of hermit crabs in the family Diogenidae. Like other hermit crabs, their abdomen is soft-shelled and sheltered in a gastropod shell.

Synonymised taxa: Clibanarius corallinus var. spinatus Yap- Chiongco, 1938, Pagurus corallinus , Pagurus globosomanus Dana, 1851

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Anomura
Superfamily: Paguroidea
Family: Diogenidae
Genus: Clibanarius
Dana, 1852

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