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Hyas araneus


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lexID:
6561 
AphiaID:
107322 
Scientific:
Hyas araneus 
German:
Nordische Seespinne,Zaikobbe 
English:
Great Spider Crab, Atlantic Lyre Crab 
Category:
Crabes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Oregoniidae (Family) > Hyas (Genus) > araneus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Adria, Atlantique nord, Atlantique Ouest, Canada, îles britanniques, Îles Shetland, Méditerranée, Mer arktique, Mer du Nord, Scandinavie 
Sea depth:
1 - 360 Meter 
Size:
5 cm - 10.5 cm 
Temperature:
5°C - 25°C 
Food:
Predatory, omnivore, Carrion 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-11-13 20:13:54 

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Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The spider crab is reddish brown with a pear-shaped carapace, up to 10,5 cm long and 8 cm wide.The great spider crab Hyas araneus is found on hard and sandy substrates, among rocks and seaweed on the lower shore and to a depth of about 80 m.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) >Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) >Pleocyemata (Suborder) >Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) >Majoidea (Superfamily) > Oregoniidae (Family) > Hyas (Genus)

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