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Dardanus insignis (de Saussure, 1857) | by Gabriel Paladino Photography
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Dardanus insignis (de Saussure, 1857)

• Red brocade hermit crab

 

Hermit crab occupying Pachycymbiola brasiliana

Scale bar: 10mm | shell size: 105mm

 

Scientific classification:

Kingdom:Animalia

Phylum:Arthropoda

Subphylum:Crustacea

Class:Malacostraca

Order:Decapoda

Infraorder:Anomura

Superfamily:Paguroidea

Family:Calcinidae

Genus:Dardanus

Species:D. insignis

 

Updated publication:

Annotated catalogue and bibliography of marine and estuarine shrimps, lobsters, crabs and their allies (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Argentina and Uruguay (Southwestern Atlantic Ocean)

ctmfm.org/revista/30/volumen-26/

 

Artisanal fishing boats

Cerro de Los Pescadores (Punta del Diablo), Rocha, Uruguay

 

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Uploaded on July 28, 2021