Animalia > Arthropoda > Malacostraca > Decapoda > Majoidea > Mithracidae > Mithraculus > Mithraculus sculptus

Mithraculus sculptus (green clinging crab)

Synonyms: Maia sculptus; Mithraculus coronatus; Mithrax minutus

Wikipedia Abstract

Mithraculus sculptus, the green clinging crab or emerald crab, is a species of crab in the family Majidae. It is a dark green colour and is found in tropical waters in the Caribbean Sea. It is sometimes kept in reef aquaria.
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Western Atlantic Ocean;

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Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Food Habits of Reef Fishes of the West Indies, John E. Randall, Stud. Trop. Oceanogr. 5, 665–847 (1967)
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