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NameReay, P.J. & J. Haig (1990). Coastal hermit crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) from Kenya, with a review and key to East African species. Bulletin of Marine Science 46(3): 578-589
SourceID5917
AuthorsReay, P. J.; Haig, J.
Year1990
TitleCoastal hermit crabs (Decapoda: Anomura) from Kenya, with a review and key to East African species
JournalBulletin of Marine Science
Suffix46(3): 578-589
Type Publication
AbstractA collection of hermit crabs from supralittoral, intertidal and shallow sublittoral areas of the Kenya coast between latitudes 3o 50'S and 4o 30'S, revealed the occurrence of 24 species belonging to the genera Coenobita, Diogenes, Dardanus, Clibanarius, Trizopagurus and Paguristes. One of the Calcinus species is undescribed, three of the other species constitute new records for the East African mainland, and all but one are strictly new records for Kenya whose hermit crab fauna has received no attention in the literature. The species are discussed in terms of habitat and their occurrence at the five main collecting sites; the occurrence and distribution of 52 coastal hermit crab species from the whole of East Africa and adjacent islands is also reviewed, and a key for identifying the mainland species is presented.
Taxa
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus maximus Edmondson, 1952 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus retipes Lewinsohn, 1982 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus ursus (Olivier, 1812) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus elegans (H. Milne Edwards, 1836) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1848) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus latens (Randall, 1840) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus rosaceus Heller, 1861 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus seurati Forest, 1951 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus tropidomanus Lewinsohn, 1981 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus vachoni Forest, 1958 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius eurysternus (Hilgendorf, 1879) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius laevimanus Buitendijk, 1937 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius merguiensis de Man, 1888 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius padavensis de Man, 1888 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius striolatus Dana, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius virescens (Krauss, 1843) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita brevimanus Dana, 1852 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita cavipes Stimpson, 1858 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita perlatus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita rugosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita scaevola (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus Paul'son, 1875 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus brachyops Forest, 1962 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus crassimanus (H. Milne Edwards, 1836) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus deformis (H. Milne Edwards, 1836) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus gemmatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus guttatus (Olivier, 1812) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus pedunculatus (Herbst, 1804) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus tinctor (Forskål, 1775) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes Dana, 1851 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes avarus Heller, 1865 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes costatus Henderson, 1893 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes crosnieri Dechancé, 1964 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes gardineri Alcock, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes pallescens Whitelegge, 1897 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes jousseaumei (Bouvier, 1897) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes leptocerus Forest, 1957 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes planimanus Henderson, 1893 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes Dana, 1851 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes abbreviatus Dechancé, 1963 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAreopaguristes abbreviatus (Dechancé, 1963) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes jousseaumei Bouvier, 1892 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurixus Melin, 1939 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurixus anceps (Forest, 1954) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus hirtimanus White, 1847 accepted as Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus hirtimanus (Miers, 1880) (basis of record)
Distributions
(160)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus Dana, 1851
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus elegans (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus latens (Randall, 1840)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius Dana, 1852
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius eurysternus (Hilgendorf, 1879)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius laevimanus Buitendijk, 1937
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius virescens (Krauss, 1843)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita Latreille, 1829
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita rugosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus deformis (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus guttatus (Olivier, 1812)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus pedunculatus (Herbst, 1804)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes costatus Henderson, 1893
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798)
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes gardineri Alcock, 1905
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes abbreviatus Dechancé, 1963
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes jousseaumei Bouvier, 1892
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrizopagurus Forest, 1952
Kenya for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrizopagurus strigatus (Herbst, 1804)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus Dana, 1852
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus ursus (Olivier, 1812)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus Leach, 1816
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus Dana, 1851
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus elegans (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus latens (Randall, 1840)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus rosaceus Heller, 1861
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius Dana, 1852
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius eurysternus (Hilgendorf, 1879)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius laevimanus Buitendijk, 1937
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius merguiensis de Man, 1888
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius striolatus Dana, 1852
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius virescens (Krauss, 1843)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita Latreille, 1829
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita brevimanus Dana, 1852
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita cavipes Stimpson, 1858
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita perlatus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita rugosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus brachyops Forest, 1962
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus deformis (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus gemmatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus guttatus (Olivier, 1812)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus pedunculatus (Herbst, 1804)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes crosnieri Dechancé, 1964
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes planimanus Henderson, 1893
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes abbreviatus Dechancé, 1963
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus Fabricius, 1775
Madagascar for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPagurus hirtimanus White, 1847
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus Dana, 1852
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus ursus (Olivier, 1812)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus Dana, 1851
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus gaimardii (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus latens (Randall, 1840)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius Dana, 1852
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius eurysternus (Hilgendorf, 1879)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius merguiensis de Man, 1888
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius padavensis de Man, 1888
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius striolatus Dana, 1852
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius virescens (Krauss, 1843)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita Latreille, 1829
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoenobita rugosus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus crassimanus (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus deformis (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus guttatus (Olivier, 1812)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus lagopodes (Forskål, 1775)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus scutellatus (H. Milne Edwards, 1848)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes avarus Heller, 1865
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes costatus Henderson, 1893
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes custos (Fabricius, 1798)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes gardineri Alcock, 1905
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiogenes jousseaumei (Bouvier, 1897)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPaguristes jousseaumei Bouvier, 1892
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrizopagurus Forest, 1952
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrizopagurus strigatus (Herbst, 1804)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus Dana, 1852
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus maximus Edmondson, 1952
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus ursus (Olivier, 1812)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus Leach, 1816
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus Dana, 1851
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus elegans (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus laevimanus (Randall, 1840)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalcinus latens (Randall, 1840)
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius Dana, 1852
Seychelles for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClibanarius striolatus Dana, 1852

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