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NameHaig, J. & E.E. Ball (1988). Hermit Crabs from North Australian and Eastern Indinesian waters (Crustacea Decapoda: Anomura: Paguroidea) collected during the 1975 Alpha Helix expedition.
Type Publication
NoteThis paper contains numerous records for 'East African Coast'. These have not been entered, as the same information, but more precise, is repeated in a more recent paper by the senior author.
AbstractFifty-two species of hermit crabs of the families Coenobitidae, Diogenidae and Paguridae were collected in the Arafura Sea and in Maluku (Moluccas), Indonesia. Five of these species were previously unrecorded from the Arafura Sea and Torres Strait. At the Banda Islands. where the major part of the collecting was done, 34 out of 37 species are reported for the first time. The collection included 18 new records for Seram and 14 for Saparua. Four new species are described from maluku. Live colour notes and information on natural history are presented for most of the species in the collection, and associations are noted with anemones, rhizocephalans, cirolanid and parasitic isopods, copepods, a shrimp and a polychaete.
Taxa
(5)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculus erythraeus Forest, 1984 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBirgus Leach, 1816 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCatapagurus A. Milne-Edwards, 1880 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiropagurus Stimpson, 1858 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpiropagurus fimbriatus Lewinsohn, 1982 (basis of record)
Distributions
(16)
Cargados Carajos for Catapagurus ensifer Henderson, 1893
Madagascar for Dardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Mauritius for Dardanus setifer (H. Milne Edwards, 1836)
Red Sea for Aniculus erythraeus Forest, 1984
Red Sea for Aniculus retipes Lewinsohn, 1982
Red Sea for Calcinus latens (Randall, 1840)
Red Sea for Calcinus nitidus australensis Bouvier, 1915
Red Sea for Catapagurus ensifer Henderson, 1893
Red Sea for Clibanarius longitarsus (De Haan, 1849)
Red Sea for Dardanus woodmasoni (Alcock, 1905)
Red Sea for Diogenes avarus Heller, 1865
Red Sea for Diogenes jousseaumei (Bouvier, 1897)
Red Sea for Pagurus hirtimanus White, 1847
Red Sea for Spiropagurus fimbriatus Lewinsohn, 1982
Red Sea for Trizopagurus strigatus (Herbst, 1804)
Seychelles for Catapagurus ensifer Henderson, 1893
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