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Trapezia digitalis

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Trapezia , aber mit schwarzem Panzer, eingestellt von mineralienladen in "Was ist das" 2019

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lexID:
12086 
AphiaID:
210180 
Scientific:
Trapezia digitalis 
German:
Braune Korallenkrabbe 
English:
Brown Guard Crab 
Category:
Crabes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Trapeziidae (Family) > Trapezia (Genus) > digitalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Latreille, 1828 
Occurrence:
Mayotte, Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Australie, Hawaii, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Japon, La Réunion, Madagascar, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, pacifique du nord, Pacifique Sud, Seychelles, Sulawesi, Vietnam 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,3cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-27 19:12:37 

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Trapezia digitalis Latreille, 1828

Trapezia is a genus of guard crabs in the family Trapeziidae. Like other members of this family, they live in association with corals, feeding on coral tissue and mucus, and defending the corals from predators, like starfish.

Trapezia digitalis is common in Pocillopora corals. Body colour is dark brown, some juveniles may be half brown and cream. Carapace width 1,3 cm. Can be found in Hawaii and Indo-Pacific.

Synonymised names:
Trapezia digitalis var. typica Borradaile, 1902 (pre-occupied name)
Trapezia fusca Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846
Trapezia leucodactyla Rüppell, 1830
Trapezia nigrofusca Stimpson, 1860

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