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Echinoecus pentagonus


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lexID:
11155 
AphiaID:
442367 
Scientific:
Echinoecus pentagonus 
German:
Seeigel-Krabbe 
English:
Sea Urchin Crab, Anal Crab 
Category:
Crabes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Pilumnidae (Family) > Echinoecus (Genus) > pentagonus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(A. Milne-Edwards, ), 1879 
Occurrence:
Moluccas, Kiribati, Marquesas Islands, Ogasawara Islands, Ambon, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tuamoto Islands, the Society Islands, Australie, Corée, Hawaii, île Maurice, îles Ryuku, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, La Réunion, Madagascar, Océan Indien, Okinawa, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Queensland, Seychelles, Thaïlande, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
1 - 25 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,3cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
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:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-27 17:22:42 

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Echinoecus pentagonus (A. Milne-Edwards, 1879)

The "sea urchin crab" Echinoecus pentagonus is a species of crab in the family Pilumnidae
Usually inhabits the anal pore of the sea urchin Echinothrix calamaris. Carapace width 1/2 inch. Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.


Taxonomic synonyms of E. pentagonus include
Echinoecus klunzingeri Miyake, 1939
Echinoecus pentagonus Rathbun, 1894
Echinoecus rathbunae Miyake, 1939
Eumedon convictor Bouvier & Seurat, 1906
Eumedon pentagonus A. Milne-Edwards, 1879
Eumedonus petiti Gravier, 1922
Liomedon pentagonus Klunzinger, 1906

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Unreviewed: Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Pilumnoidea (Superfamily) > Pilumnidae (Family) > Eumedoninae (Subfamily) > Echinoecus (Genus) > Echinoecus pentagonus (Species)

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