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Family Dromiidae

HAWAII

Cryptodromiopsis plumosa

Kahekili Point, Maui

SHAGGY SPONGE CRAB

Uncommon nocturnal species with shaggy body & ornate eyes.  Holds onto sponge with hind legs.  Attains width of 1 inch.  Hawaii, New Caledonia & the Seychelles.