Species under Pachygrapsus
n= 10
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Pachygrapsus crassipes
Randall, 1840
striped shore crab East Pacific
Pachygrapsus fakaravensis
Rathbun, 1907
Polynesian grapsid crab Indo-Pacific 5
Pachygrapsus gracilis
(de Saussure, 1858)
dark shore crab Western Atlantic Ocean
Pachygrapsus laevimanus
Stimpson, 1858
Western Pacific
Pachygrapsus marmoratus
(Fabricius, 1787)
marbled shore crab Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean 4
Pachygrapsus maurus
(Lucas, 1846)
Northeast Atlantic
Pachygrapsus minutus
Milne-Edwards, 1873
Pachygrapsus planifrons
De Man, 1888
Pachygrapsus plicatus
(Milne-Edwards, 1837)
pleated rock crab Indo-Pacific
Pachygrapsus transversus
(Gibbes, 1850)
African matchbox crab Atlantic, Pacific and the Mediterranean 1.5
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