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Calcinus elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Diogenidae
Genus: Calcinus
Dana, 1851
Type species
Cancer tibicen
Herbst, 1791

Calcinus is a genus of hermit crabs in the family Diogenidae, containing the following species:[1][2]


  1. ^ Patsy A. McLaughlin; Tomoyuki Komai; Rafael Lemaitre; Dwi Listyo Rahayu (2010). Martyn E. Y. Low; S. H. Tan, eds. "Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea)" (PDF). Zootaxa. Suppl. 23: 5–107.  |chapter= ignored (help)
  2. ^ Patsy McLaughlin; Michael Türkay (2010). P. McLaughlin, ed. "Calcinus Dana, 1851". World Paguroidea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 26, 2011.