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Created 6/28/2016

Family Diogenidae

HAWAII

Calcinus guamensis

Kaupo, O'ahu, 3 feet

 



Kane'ohe Bay, O'ahu

GUAM HERMIT CRAB

Common in deeper water than other Calcinus.  Mustard brown or olive fading to white distally, walking legs tipped with black.  Maximum carapace width of 1/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.