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Calappa bicornis


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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) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-25 13:21:16 

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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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