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Family: Paguridae right-handed hermit crabs (See list of species below)

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183 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Agaricochirus boletifer
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Alainopaguroides megalophthalmus
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Alainopagurus crosnieri
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Anapagurus bonnieri
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Anapagurus breviaculeatus
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Anapagurus chiroacanthus
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Anapagurus hyndmanni
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Anapagurus laevis
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Anapagurus petiti
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Anapagurus smythi
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Anisopagurus actinophorus
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Anisopagurus bartletti
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Anisopagurus hopkinsi
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Anisopagurus pygmaeus
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Catapaguroides fragilis
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Catapaguroides microps
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Catapagurus danida
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Catapagurus ensifer
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Catapagurus franklinae
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Catapagurus gracilis
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Catapagurus imperialis
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Catapagurus sharreri
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Catapagurus spinicarpus
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Catapagurus tanimbarensis
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Dentalopagurus levii
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Diacanthurus ecphyma
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Diacanthurus richeri
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Diacanthurus rubricatus
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Discorsopagurus schmitti
[tubeworm hermit]
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Elassochirus gilli
[Pacific red hermit]
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Elassochirus tenuimanus
[widehand hermit]
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Enneobranchus flavioculatus
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Goreopagurus piercei
[coralthicket hermit]
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Icelopagurus crosnieri
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Icelopagurus undulatus
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Iridopagurus caribbensis
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Iridopagurus iris
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Iridopagurus violaceus
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Labidochirus splendescens
[splendid hermit]
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Lophopagurus stewarti
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Lophopagurus thompsoni
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Lophopagurus triserratus
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Manucomplanus spinulosus
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Manucomplanus ungulatus
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Michelopagurus limatulus
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Micropagurus bijdeleyi
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Micropagurus polynesiensis
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Micropagurus spinimanus
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Nematopagurus alcocki
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Nematopagurus australis
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Nematopagurus diadema
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Nematopagurus gardineri
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Nematopagurus indicus
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Nematopagurus kosiensis
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Nematopagurus lepidochirus
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Nematopagurus lewinsohni
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Nematopagurus meiringae
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Nematopagurus muricatus
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Nematopagurus ricei
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Nematopagurus richeri
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Nematopagurus scutelliformis
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Nematopagurus spinulosensoris
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Nematopagurus spongioparticeps
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Nematopagurus squamichelis
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Nematopagurus tricarinatus
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Nematopagurus vallatus
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Orthopagurus minimus
[toothshell hermit]
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Ostraconotus spatulipes
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Paguritta vittata
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Pagurixus amsa
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Pagurixus anceps
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Pagurixus carinimanus
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Pagurixus cavicarpus
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Pagurixus concolor
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Pagurixus hectori
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Pagurixus icelus
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Pagurixus kermadecensis
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Pagurixus laevimanus
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Pagurixus maorus
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Pagurixus nomurai
[Nomuras hermit]
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Pagurixus pilosus
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Pagurixus ruber
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Pagurixus tweediei
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Pagurodes inarmatus
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Pagurojacquesia polymorpha
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Pagurus alatus
[American smooth flounder]
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Pagurus aleuticus
[Aleutican hermit]
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Pagurus annulipes
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Pagurus armatus
[armed hermit]
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Pagurus beringanus
[Bering hermit]
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Pagurus bernhardus
[common hermit crab]
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Pagurus brevidactylus
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Pagurus bullisi
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Pagurus capillatus
["dirty harry"]
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Pagurus carolinensis
[wormreef hermit]
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Pagurus caurinus
[greenmark hermit]


Pagurus comptus
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Pagurus conformis
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Pagurus criniticornis
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Pagurus cuanensis
[hairy hermit crab]
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Pagurus curacaoensis
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Pagurus dalli
[whiteknee hermit]
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Pagurus defensus
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Pagurus deformis
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Pagurus edwardsii
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Pagurus excavatus
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Pagurus forbesii
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Pagurus forceps
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Pagurus granosimanus
[grainyhand hermit]
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Pagurus gymnodactylus
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Pagurus hemphilli
[maroon hermit]
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Pagurus hirsutiusculus
[hairy hermit]
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Pagurus hirtimanus
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Pagurus impressus
[palmate hermit crab]
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Pagurus iridocarpus
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Pagurus kalkarnii
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Pagurus kennerlyi
[bluespine hermit]
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Pagurus kulkarnii
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Pagurus longicarpus
[longwrist hermit]
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Pagurus macardlei
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Pagurus maclaughlinae
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Pagurus marshi
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Pagurus ochotensis
[Alaskan hermit]
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Pagurus perlatus
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Pagurus politus
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Pagurus pollicaris
[gray hermit crab]


Pagurus prideaux
[Prideaux's hermit crab]
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Pagurus pubescens
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Pagurus quaylei
[Quayle's hermit]
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Pagurus rathbuni
[longfinger hermit]
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Pagurus rotundimanus
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Pagurus samuelis
[blueband hermit]
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Pagurus setifer
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Pagurus setosus
[setose hermit]
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Pagurus sinuatus
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Pagurus stevensae
[Stevens hermit]
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Pagurus stimpsoni
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Pagurus tanneri
[longhand hermit]
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Pagurus trigonocheirus
[fuzzy hermit]
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Pagurus villosus
[small villosus hermit crab]
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Parapagurodes hartae
[brilliant hermit]
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Phimochirus holthuisi
[red-striped hermit]
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Phimochirus operculatus
[polkadotted hermit]
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Phimochirus randalli
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Porcellanopagurus chiltoni
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Porcellanopagurus edwardsi
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Porcellanopagurus filholi
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Porcellanopagurus foresti
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Porcellanopagurus haptodactylus
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Porcellanopagurus tridentatus
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Propagurus gaudichaudii
[colorful hermit crab]
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Propagurus haigae
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Pseudopagurodes piliferus
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Pteropagurus inermis
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Pteropagurus spina
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Pteropagurus spinulocarpus
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Pygmaeopagurus hadrochirus
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Pylopaguropsis fimbriata
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Pylopaguropsis garciai
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Pylopaguropsis keijii
[broadhand coral hermit]
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Pylopaguropsis lemaitrei
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Pylopaguropsis lewinsohni
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Pylopaguropsis zebra
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Pylopagurus discoidalis
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Pylopagurus gorei
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Pylopagurus macgeorgei
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Rhodochirus rosaceus
[stellate hermit]
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Solenopagurus lineatus
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Solitariopagurus triprobolus
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Solitariopagurus trullirostris
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Solitariopagurus tuerkayi
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Spiropagurus elegans
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Spiropagurus fimbriatus
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Spiropagurus spiriger
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Tomopaguroides valdividae
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Tomopaguropsis problematica
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Tomopagurus cokeri
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Tomopagurus wassi
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Trichopagurus trichophthalmus
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Turleania boucheti
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Turleania multispina
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Turleania senticosa
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Xylopagurus caledonicus
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183 Species of Family Paguridae
(right-handed hermit crabs)
Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Agaricochirus boletifer Western Central Atlantic.
Alainopaguroides megalophthalmus Western Central Pacific
Alainopagurus crosnieri Western Central Pacific
Anapagurus bonnieri Indo-West Pacific
Anapagurus breviaculeatus Mediterranean Sea
Anapagurus chiroacanthus Northeast Atlantic
Anapagurus hyndmanni Northeast Atlantic
Anapagurus laevis Northeast Atlantic and th
Anapagurus petiti Mediterranean Sea.
Anapagurus smythi Mediterranean Sea.
Anisopagurus actinophorus Western Central Atlantic.
Anisopagurus bartletti Western Atlantic.
Anisopagurus hopkinsi Western Central Atlantic.
Anisopagurus pygmaeus Western Central Atlantic.
Catapaguroides fragilis Pacific Ocean
Catapaguroides microps Atlantic and Indo-Pacific
Catapagurus danida Indo-West Pacific
Catapagurus ensifer Indo-Pacific.
Catapagurus franklinae Western Central Pacific
Catapagurus gracilis Western Atlantic.
Catapagurus imperialis Western Pacific
Catapagurus sharreri Western Atlantic.
Catapagurus spinicarpus Western Pacific
Catapagurus tanimbarensis Western Central Pacific
Dentalopagurus levii Western Central Pacific.
Diacanthurus ecphyma Indo-West Pacific
Diacanthurus richeri Western Central Pacific
Diacanthurus rubricatus Southwest Pacific
Discorsopagurus schmitti tubeworm hermit Eastern Pacific
Elassochirus gilli Pacific red hermit Eastern Pacific
Elassochirus tenuimanus widehand hermit Eastern Pacific 3 CL
Enneobranchus flavioculatus Western Central Atlantic.
Goreopagurus piercei coralthicket hermit Western Atlantic Ocean.
Icelopagurus crosnieri Central Pacific
Icelopagurus undulatus Western Central Pacific
Iridopagurus caribbensis Western Central Atlantic
Iridopagurus iris Western Central Atlantic
Iridopagurus violaceus Southwest Atlantic
Labidochirus splendescens splendid hermit Eastern Pacific and the A
Lophopagurus stewarti Southwest Pacific
Lophopagurus thompsoni Southwest Pacific
Lophopagurus triserratus Northwest Pacific
Manucomplanus spinulosus Western Central Atlantic.
Manucomplanus ungulatus Northwest Atlantic
Michelopagurus limatulus Pacific Ocean.
Micropagurus bijdeleyi Eastern Central Pacific
Micropagurus polynesiensis Indo-Pacific.
Micropagurus spinimanus Western Central Pacific
Nematopagurus alcocki Central Pacific.
Nematopagurus australis Western Central Pacific
Nematopagurus diadema Indo-West Pacific.
Nematopagurus gardineri Western Pacific
Nematopagurus indicus Indo-West Pacific
Nematopagurus kosiensis Indo-West Pacific.
Nematopagurus lepidochirus Western Pacific
Nematopagurus lewinsohni Indo-West Pacific
Nematopagurus meiringae Indo-West Pacific
Nematopagurus muricatus Indo-West Pacific
Nematopagurus ricei Western Central Pacific
Nematopagurus richeri Central Pacific.
Nematopagurus scutelliformis Western Central Pacific
Nematopagurus spinulosensoris Indo-Pacific.
Nematopagurus spongioparticeps Western Central Pacific
Nematopagurus squamichelis Indo-West Pacific.
Nematopagurus tricarinatus Northwest Pacific
Nematopagurus vallatus Western Pacific
Orthopagurus minimus toothshell hermit Eastern Pacific
Ostraconotus spatulipes Western Central Atlantic.
Paguritta vittata Western Pacific.
Pagurixus amsa Eastern Indian Ocean
Pagurixus anceps Indo-Pacific.
Pagurixus carinimanus Indo-Pacific.
Pagurixus cavicarpus Central Pacific
Pagurixus concolor Indo-Pacific.
Pagurixus hectori Southwest Pacific
Pagurixus icelus Southwest Pacific
Pagurixus kermadecensis Southwest Pacific
Pagurixus laevimanus Eastern Central Pacific
Pagurixus maorus Pacific Ocean.
Pagurixus nomurai Nomuras hermit Indo-Pacific.
Pagurixus pilosus Southwest Pacific
Pagurixus ruber Indo-Pacific.
Pagurixus tweediei Indo-Pacific.
Pagurodes inarmatus Eastern Central Pacific a
Pagurojacquesia polymorpha Western Pacific
Pagurus alatus American smooth flounder Northeast Atlantic and th
Pagurus aleuticus Aleutican hermit East Pacific.
Pagurus annulipes Western Atlantic.
Pagurus armatus armed hermit Eastern Pacific 1.9 CL
Pagurus beringanus Bering hermit Northeast Pacific
Pagurus bernhardus common hermit crab Northeast Atlantic
Pagurus brevidactylus Southwest Atlantic
Pagurus bullisi Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus capillatus "dirty harry" Eastern Pacific and the A
Pagurus carolinensis wormreef hermit Western Atlantic Ocean.
Pagurus caurinus greenmark hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus comptus Southern Oceans. 0.76 CL
Pagurus conformis Northwest Pacific
Pagurus criniticornis Southwest Atlantic
Pagurus cuanensis hairy hermit crab Northeast Atlantic
Pagurus curacaoensis Western Atlantic.
Pagurus dalli whiteknee hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus defensus Western Central Atlantic.
Pagurus deformis Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus edwardsii Southeast Pacific
Pagurus excavatus Eastern Atlantic and Medi
Pagurus forbesii Northeast Atlantic and th
Pagurus forceps Southern Oceans
Pagurus granosimanus grainyhand hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus gymnodactylus Western Central Altantic
Pagurus hemphilli maroon hermit Eastern Pacific 1.4 CL
Pagurus hirsutiusculus hairy hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus hirtimanus Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus impressus palmate hermit crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Pagurus iridocarpus Southwest Pacific
Pagurus kalkarnii Indo-West Pacific.
Pagurus kennerlyi bluespine hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus kulkarnii Indo-West Pacific.
Pagurus longicarpus longwrist hermit Western Atlantic
Pagurus macardlei Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus maclaughlinae Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus marshi Western Central Atlantic.
Pagurus ochotensis Alaskan hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus perlatus Southeast Pacific
Pagurus politus Western Central Atlantic.
Pagurus pollicaris gray hermit crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Pagurus prideaux Prideaux's hermit crab Northeast Atlantic and th
Pagurus pubescens Northeast Atlantic and th
Pagurus quaylei Quayle's hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus rathbuni longfinger hermit Eastern Pacific and the A
Pagurus rotundimanus Western Central Atlantic.
Pagurus samuelis blueband hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus setifer Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus setosus setose hermit East Pacific.
Pagurus sinuatus Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus stevensae Stevens hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus stimpsoni Western Central Atlantic.
Pagurus tanneri longhand hermit East Pacific.
Pagurus trigonocheirus fuzzy hermit Eastern Pacific and the A
Pagurus villosus small villosus hermit crab Southeast Pacific
Parapagurodes hartae brilliant hermit Eastern Pacific
Phimochirus holthuisi red-striped hermit Western Atlantic Ocean.
Phimochirus operculatus polkadotted hermit Western Atlantic Ocean.
Phimochirus randalli Western Central Atlantic.
Porcellanopagurus chiltoni Western Pacific
Porcellanopagurus edwardsi Southern Oceans
Porcellanopagurus filholi Western Pacific
Porcellanopagurus foresti Southeast Pacific
Porcellanopagurus haptodactylus Western Central Pacific
Porcellanopagurus tridentatus Western Pacific
Propagurus gaudichaudii colorful hermit crab Southern Oceans
Propagurus haigae Western Central Pacific
Pseudopagurodes piliferus Western Central Pacific
Pteropagurus inermis Western Central Pacific
Pteropagurus spina Western Central Pacific
Pteropagurus spinulocarpus Western Central Pacific.
Pygmaeopagurus hadrochirus Eastern Central Pacific
Pylopaguropsis fimbriata Pacific Ocean.
Pylopaguropsis garciai Southeast Pacific
Pylopaguropsis keijii broadhand coral hermit Indo-Pacific
Pylopaguropsis lemaitrei Eastern Central Pacific
Pylopaguropsis lewinsohni Indo-Pacific.
Pylopaguropsis zebra Indo-West Pacific.
Pylopagurus discoidalis Western Atlantic.
Pylopagurus gorei Western Central Atlantic.
Pylopagurus macgeorgei Western Central Atlantic.
Rhodochirus rosaceus stellate hermit Western Atlantic Ocean.
Solenopagurus lineatus Western Central Atlantic.
Solitariopagurus triprobolus Central Pacific
Solitariopagurus trullirostris Pacific Ocean
Solitariopagurus tuerkayi Central Pacific
Spiropagurus elegans Northeast Atlantic.
Spiropagurus fimbriatus Indo-West Pacific
Spiropagurus spiriger Indo-West Pacific.
Tomopaguroides valdividae Indo-West Pacific
Tomopaguropsis problematica Western Central Atlantic.
Tomopagurus cokeri Western Central Atlantic.
Tomopagurus wassi Western Atlantic.
Trichopagurus trichophthalmus Indo-Pacific.
Turleania boucheti Western Central Pacific.
Turleania multispina Western Central Pacific.
Turleania senticosa Western Central Pacific.
Xylopagurus caledonicus Western Central Pacific



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