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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 and S. H. Tan, ed. "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, ed. "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