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Created 5/12/2013

Family Diogenidae

HAWAII

Calcinus latens

Koke'e Beach tidepool, Oahu

HIDDEN or GREEN HERMIT CRAB

Common in shallow water.  Dull green fading to white distally, walking legs tipped with purplish-blue, white and black.  Maximum carapace width of 1/4 inch.  Hawaii & the Indo-Pacific.