Species under Pagurus
n= 66
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Pagurus acadianus
Benedict, 1901
acadian hermit crab Atlantic Ocean
Pagurus alatus
Fabricius, 1775
American smooth flounder Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Pagurus aleuticus
(Benedict, 1892)
Aleutican hermit East Pacific
Pagurus annulipes
(Stimpson, 1860)
Western Atlantic
Pagurus arcuatus
Squires, 1964
Atlantic Ocean
Pagurus armatus
(Dana, 1851)
armed hermit Eastern Pacific 1.9
Pagurus beringanus
(Benedict, 1892)
Bering hermit Northeast Pacific
Pagurus bernhardus
(Linnaeus, 1972)
common hermit crab Northeast Atlantic
Pagurus bonairensis
unspecified
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus brandti
(Benedict, 1892)
sponge hermit East Pacific
Pagurus brevidactylus
(Stimpson, 1859)
Southwest Atlantic
Pagurus bullisi
Wass, 1963
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus capillatus
(Benedict, 1892)
"dirty harry" Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Pagurus carolinensis
McLaughlin, 1975
wormreef hermit Western Atlantic Ocean
Pagurus caurinus
Hart, 1971
greenmark hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus comptus
White, 1847
Southern Oceans 0.76
Pagurus conformis
(De Haan, 1849)
Northwest Pacific
Pagurus confragosus
(Benedict, 1892)
knobbyhand hermit East Pacific
Pagurus cornutus
(Benedict, 1892)
hornyhand hermit East Pacific
Pagurus criniticornis
(Dana, 1852)
Southwest Atlantic
Pagurus cuanensis
Bell, 1845
hairy hermit crab Northeast Atlantic
Pagurus curacaoensis
(Benedict, 1892)
Western Atlantic
Pagurus dalli
(Benedict, 1892)
whiteknee hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus defensus
(Benedict, 1892)
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus deformis
Milne-Edwards
Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus edwardsii
(Dana, 1852)
Southeast Pacific
Pagurus excavatus
(Herbst, 1791)
Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Sea
Pagurus forbesii
Bell, 1845
Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Pagurus forceps
Milne Edwards, 1836
Southern Oceans
Pagurus granosimanus
(Stimpson, 1859)
grainyhand hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus gymnodactylus
Lemaitre, 1982
Western Central Altantic
Pagurus hemphilli
(Benedict, 1892)
maroon hermit Eastern Pacific 1.4
Pagurus hirsutiusculus
(Dana, 1851)
hairy hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus hirtimanus
(Miers, 1880)
Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus impressus
(Benedict, 1892)
palmate hermit crab Western Atlantic Ocean
Pagurus iridocarpus
de Saint Laurent & McLaughlin, 2000
Southwest Pacific
Pagurus kalkarnii
Sankoli, 1962
Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus kennerlyi
(Stimpson, 1864)
bluespine hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus kulkarnii
Sankolli, 1962
Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus longicarpus
Say, 1817
longwrist hermit Western Atlantic
Pagurus macardlei
(Alcock, 1905)
Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus maclaughlinae
García Gómez, 1982
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus marshi
Benedict, 1901
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus ochotensis
Brandt, 1851
Alaskan hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus perlatus
Milne Edwards, 1848
Southeast Pacific
Pagurus politus
(Smith, 1882)
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus pollicaris
Say, 1817
gray hermit crab Western Atlantic Ocean
Pagurus prideaux
Leach, 1815
Prideaux's hermit crab Northeast Atlantic and the Mediterranean
Pagurus pubescens
Krøyer, 1838
Northeast Atlantic
Pagurus pygmaeus
unspecified
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus quaylei
Hart, 1971
Quayle's hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus rathbuni
(Benedict, 1892)
longfinger hermit Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Pagurus redondoensis
Wicksten, 1982
bandclaw hermit East Pacific
Pagurus rotundimanus
Wass, 1963
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus samuelis
(Stimpson, 1857)
blueband hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus setifer
Milne-Edwards
Western Indian Ocean
Pagurus setosus
(Benedict, 1892)
setose hermit East Pacific
Pagurus sinuatus
(Stimpson, 1858)
Indo-West Pacific
Pagurus spilocarpus
Haig, 1977
spotwrist hermit East Pacific
Pagurus stevensae
Hart, 1971
Stevens hermit Eastern Pacific
Pagurus stimpsoni
(Milne-Edwards & Bouvier, 1893)
Western Central Atlantic
Pagurus tanneri
(Benedict, 1892)
longhand hermit East Pacific
Pagurus townsendi
(Benedict, 1892)
Northwest Pacific
Pagurus trigonocheirus
(Stimpson, 1858)
fuzzy hermit Eastern Pacific and the Arctic
Pagurus undosus
(Benedict, 1892)
Pribilof hermit East Pacific
Pagurus villosus
Nicolet, 1849
small villosus hermit crab Southeast Pacific
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