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Uroptychus sp. (undescribed) (Squat Lobster) in Soft Coral - Bismarck Sea, PNG,2010
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- Uroptychus sp.
- Gorgonien Springkrebs
- Squat Lobster
- Övriga kräftdjur
- Family tree:
- (Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Uroptychus (Genus) > sp. (Species)
- Bismarck Archipelago, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Papua Nya Guinea
- Sea depth:
- bis zu 6cm
- °C - 28°C
- No reliable information available
- Not suitable for aquarium keeping
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Not evaluated
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
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- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2020-03-22 19:41:24
- 2020-03-22 20:04:35
Uroptychus sp. - Henderson, 1888
Uroptychus is a genus of squat lobsters in the family Chirostylidae found across the Indo-Pacific. These squat lobsters are typically deep-seaspecies and associated with large gorgonian corals.
Uroptychus sp. is an undescribed species from the Bismarck Sea, PNG.
Inhabit Siphonogorgia disacea soft coral
Very similar to Cryptic squat lobster Uroptychus joloensis, but lacks the spots on joints of claw arms and at the base of the pincers.
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