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Trapezia digitalis

Trapezia digitalisis commonly referred to as brown guard crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Dark Coral Crab - Trapezia digitalis. 2020


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lexID:
12086 
AphiaID:
210180 
Scientific:
Trapezia digitalis 
German:
Braune Korallenkrabbe 
English:
Brown Guard Crab 
Category:
Крабы 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Trapeziidae (Family) > Trapezia (Genus) > digitalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Latreille, 1828 
Sea depth:
0 - 26 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 1,3cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-02-19 21:51:21 

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Trapezia digitalis Latreille, 1828

Trapezia is a genus of guard crabs in the family Trapeziidae. Like other members of this family, they live in association with corals, feeding on coral tissue and mucus, and defending the corals from predators, like starfish.

Trapezia digitalis is common in Pocillopora corals. Body colour is dark brown, some juveniles may be half brown and cream. Carapace width 1,3 cm. Can be found in Hawaii and Indo-Pacific.

Synonymised names:
Trapezia digitalis var. typica Borradaile, 1902 (pre-occupied name)
Trapezia fusca Hombron & Jacquinot, 1846
Trapezia leucodactyla Rüppell, 1830
Trapezia nigrofusca Stimpson, 1860

External links

  1. Crustiesfroverseas (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. MarinelifePhotography Keoki Stender (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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