Porcelain Anemone Crab

Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal)
Adult Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal) in its anemone
Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal)
A Porcelain Anemone Crab (Neopetrolisthes ohshimal) in its host anemone
Porcelain Anemone Crab Neopetrolisthes maculatus
Description

Neopetrolisthes-ohshimal is a species of Porcelain Crab that lives in the Indo-Pacific region. It spends nearly all its life within the stinging tentacles of its host anemone.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class:
Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda (Crustaceans)
Family: Porcellanidae (Porcellanidae)
Genus: Neopetrolisthes (Neopetrolisthes)
Species: Neopetrolisthes maculatus
Size
Average Size: 3 centimetres

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