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lexID: 7607 AphiaID: 208684 Scientific: Clibanarius eurysternus German: Einsiedlerkrebs English: Hermit Crab Category: Hermit Crabs Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Diogenidae (Family) > Clibanarius (Genus) > eurysternus (Species) Initial determination: (Hilgendorf, ), 1879 Occurrence: Australia, French Polynesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, Singapore, Somalia, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Taiwan, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean Size: 0.39" - 0.98" (1cm - 2.5cm) Temperature: 68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) Food: Carrion, omnivore, Predatory Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2014-10-10 19:31:12
Last edit: 2014-10-10 19:31:12
Clibanarius eurysternus (Hilgendorf, 1879)
This hermit crab is yellowish and dark brown striped (also the carapax).Clibanarius eurysternus can be found in reefs, on rocky habitats on shores or in shallow water on sandy bottom.Clibanarius eurysternus prefer Conidae shell.
Hermit crabs genus Clibanarius are omnivores, prey on small animals and feed on carrion.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Diogenidae (Family) > Clibanarius (Genus)
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