Dromia dormiais commonly referred to as Sponge Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully.
Profile lexID: 2565 AphiaID: 209443 Scientific: Dromia dormia German: Schwammkrabbe English: Sponge Crab Category: Krabbor Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Malacostraca (Class) > Decapoda (Order) > Dromiidae (Family) > Dromia (Genus) > dormia (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1763 Sea depth: 0 - 112 Meter Size: bis zu 20cm Temperature: °C - 27°C Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2008-08-15 18:40:11
Last edit: 2017-02-26 14:06:17
There are approximately 17 species in this genus. Dromia dormia is the largest dromiid known. There are several large Indo-West pacific dromiids, there was a lot of confusion about the identity of species.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Crustacea (Subphylum) > Multicrustacea (Superclass) > Malacostraca (Class) > Eumalacostraca (Subclass) > Eucarida (Superorder) > Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Brachyura (Infraorder) > Podotremata (Section) > Dromioidea (Superfamily) > Dromiidae (Family) > Dromiinae (Subfamily) > Dromia (Genus) > Dromia dormia (Species)
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