Indo-Pacific Hairy Hermit Crab (species: Pagurus hirtimanus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Pagurus hirtimanus
Indo-Pacific Hairy Hermit Crab


©Anne Hoggett: Pagurus hirtimanus at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island, at night.

©Anne Hoggett: Pagurus hirtimanus at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island, at night.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Paguridae
Genus Pagurus
Species Pagurus hirtimanus

Distinguishing features

Right claw larger than left. Legs with many long hairs; eyestalks with broad bands of burgundy and white, eyes dull greenish brown.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Synonyms

Distribution


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