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Updated 5/12/2013

Family Diogenidae

HAWAII

Calcinus laevimanus

Kapoho Point, Oahu

 

Koke'e Beach tidepool, Oahu

Koke'e Beach tidepool, Oahu

LEFT-HANDED HERMIT CRAB

Common at any depth.  Walking legs brown with white banded tips, claws black and white.  Maximum carapace width of 1/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.