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Petrolisthes elongatus

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lexID:
8856 
Scientific:
Petrolisthes elongatus 
German:
Porzellankrebs 
English:
Spiny Porcellain Crab,New Zealand half crab 
Category:
Anomura 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Petrolisthes (Genus) > elongatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(H. Milne Edwards, ), 1837 
Occurrence:
Tasmanien, Australie, Nouvelle Zélande 
Size:
bis zu 2.1cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, plancton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-10-17 17:33:50 

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Petrolisthes elongatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1837)

Petrolisthes elongatus is blueish grey in colour, with a flattened body.The New Zealand half crab can found under rocks in shallow water.This species is a filder feeder and sieve planctonic food and detritus from the water.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > CDecapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family) > Petrolisthes (Genus) > Petrolisthes elongatus (Species)

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