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Nucia speciosa

Nucia speciosais commonly referred to as Leucosiid 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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Nucia speciosa


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lexID:
12637 
AphiaID:
209510 
Scientific:
Nucia speciosa 
German:
Kugelkrabbe 
English:
Leucosiid Crab 
Category:
Krabbor 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Leucosiidae (Family) > Nucia (Genus) > speciosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1852 
Sea depth:
1 - 56 Meter 
Size:
0,4 cm - 0,5 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-12-13 14:36:14 

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Nucia speciosa Dana, 1852

Body with vesiculous granules. Carapace strongly convex, broader than long. There are five tubercles on each lateral border of the carapace and two on the posterior border. These tubercles are more distinct in male than in female. Chelipeds stout.

Synonymised names:
Ebalia pfefferi de Man, 1888

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Marine Species Identification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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