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Leptodius gracilis

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lexID:
7120 
AphiaID:
209088 
Scientific:
Leptodius gracilis 
German:
Rundkrabbe 
English:
Round Crab 
Category:
Crabes 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Xanthidae (Family) > Leptodius (Genus) > gracilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1852 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, Japon, Kenya, Madagascar, Mer Rouge, Océan Indien, Ocean Pacifique, Pacifique Sud, Philippines, Somalie 
Size:
bis zu 2.5cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Detritus, omnivore, Carrion, algues 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Leptodius australis
  • Leptodius davaoensis
  • Leptodius efferens
  • Leptodius euglyptus
  • Leptodius exaratus
  • Leptodius hombronii
  • Leptodius nigromaculatus
  • Leptodius nudipes
  • Leptodius philippinensis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-05-07 19:44:03 

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Leptodius gracilis (Dana, 1852)

Its a crab with typical spoon-tipped pincers.This Round crab feeds principally on algae but also detritus and carrion.Leptodius gracilis is normally harmless.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Eubrachyura (Section) > Heterotremata (Subsection) > Xanthoidea (Superfamily) > Xanthidae (Family) > Xanthinae (Subfamily) > Leptodius (Genus)

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