APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Porcelain crabs, Stone crabs, Hermit crabs and Squat lobsters - Anomura (Crustacean images)
Porcelain crabs

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family)

Porcellana
Porcellana platycheles (Pennant, 1777)
- Broad-clawed porcelain crab

Pisidia
Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Long-clawed porcelain crab

Stone or King crabs

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Lithodoidea (Superfamily) >
Lithodidae (Family)

Lithodes
Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758) - Northern stone crab
or Norwegian king crab (Photography by Paul Semens)

Hermit crabs

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Diogenidae (Family)

Clibanarius
Clibanarius erythropus (Latreille, 1818)
- St. Piran's hermit crab

Diogenes
Diogenes pugilator (Roux, 1829) - A Hermit crab

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Paguridae (Family)

Anapagurus
Anapagurus hyndmanni (Bell, 1846) - A Hermit crab

Pagurus
Pagurus bernhardus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common hermit crab

Pagurus cuanensis Bell, 1845 - Hairy hermit crab
Pagurus prideaux Leach, 1815
- Prideaux's, Deep or Anemone hermit crab

Squat lobsters

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Galatheidae (Family)

Galathea
Galathea dispersa Bate, 1859 - A Squat lobster
Galathea nexa Embleton, 1834 - Fury squat lobster
Galathea squamifera Leach, 1814
- Scaly / Black squat lobster or Montagu's plated lobster

Galathea strigosa (Linnaeus, 1761)
- Spinous squat lobster

Decapoda (Order) > Pleocyemata (Suborder) > Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Munididae (Family)

Munida
Munida rugosa (Fabricius, 1775) - Rugose squat lobster

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Crabs - Parasites and diseases of commercial species

European Names - Crabs, Krabben, Crabes, Cangrejos, Granchi.

European Names - Lobsters, Hummer, Langusten, Langoesten, Langoustes, Langostas, Aragoste.

European Names - Crustaceans, Krebstiere, Schaaldieren, Crustaces, Crustaceos, Crostacei.

Porcelain Hermit Stone King crabs and Squat lobsters anomura images UK