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Profile lexID: 12128 AphiaID: 209494 Scientific: Calappa bicornis German: Zwei-Horn-Schamkrabbe English: Two Horn Box Crab, Shame-faced Crab Category: Crabes Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Calappidae (Family) > Calappa (Genus) > bicornis (Species) Initial determination: Miers, 1884 Occurrence: , Moluccas , Lembeh Strait Bali, Cebu, Chine, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, La Réunion, Madagascar, Océan Indien, Philippines, Seychelles, Sulawesi Sea depth: 17 - 150 Meter Size: bis zu 6,7cm Temperature: °C - 28°C Food: Carnivore, escargots 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2019-05-25 13:11:12
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Calappa bicornis Miers, 1884
Calappa is a genus of crabs known commonly as box crabs or shame-faced crabs.
Calappa bicornis, commonly known as the Two-Horn Box crab, has two distinctively different claws one has a special tooth for cutting open shells (gastropods) and the other with long slender fingers to pull out the exposed gastropod.
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