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Species Pagurus longicarpus - Long-Clawed Hermit Crab

Hermit Crab - Pagurus longicarpus Hermit Crab - Pagurus longicarpus Pagurus longicarpus Pagurus longicarpus Long-clawed Hermit Crab - Pagurus longicarpus Hermit Crab ID - Pagurus longicarpus Identifiable Hermit Crab? Long-Clawed Hermit Crab? - Pagurus longicarpus Hermit crab? - Pagurus longicarpus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Crustacea (Crustaceans)
Class Malacostraca (Malacostracans)
Superorder Eucarida (Eucarida (Crabs, Crayfish, Shrimp, etc.))
Order Decapoda (Crabs, Crayfishes, Lobsters, Prawns, and Shrimp)
Infraorder Anomura (Hermit Crabs and Mole Crabs)
Superfamily Paguroidea (Hermit Crabs)
Family Paguridae
Genus Pagurus
Species longicarpus (Long-Clawed Hermit Crab)
Explanation of Names
Pagurus longicarpus Say 1817
Remarks
More than 40 species have been found in association with this species as commensals
Print References
Williams, J.D. & McDermott, J.J. (2004) Hermit crab biocoenoses: a worldwide review of the diversity and natural history of hermit crab associates. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 305(1): 1-128.
McDermott, J.J., Williams, J.D., & Boyko, C.B. (2010) The unwanted guests of hermits: A global review of the diversity and natural history of hermit crab parasites. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 394(1-2): 2-44.
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