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Pagurus bernhardus.jpg
Pagurus bernhardus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Superfamily: Paguroidea
Family: Paguridae
Latreille, 1802

The Paguridae are a family of hermit crabs of the order Decapoda. This family contains 542 species in over 70 genera:[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 (2011). R. Lemaitre & P. McLaughlin, eds. "Paguridae". World Paguroidea & Lomisoidea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 21, 2011. 
  3. ^ Rafael Lemaitre & Darryl L. Felder (2011). "A new genus of Paguridae (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura) for a new species from the tropical eastern Pacific and Pagurus longimanus Wass, 1963 from the tropical western Atlantic" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3125: 39–50. 

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Paguridae at Wikimedia Commons
  • Data related to Paguridae at Wikispecies