Hermit crabs Calcinus of the world (Anomura: Diogenidae)


Identification and Information Retrieval using Intkey (Windows 95/NT or later)

This package should be presented at the crustacea.net . A preliminary version can be tested by downloading the following files on your computer (INTKEY runs only on PC).

1) Download first the INTKEY installation file if not already on your PC (intk32.exe, 2.04 Mo) Click here;  2) Save the file intk32.exe in any folder; 3) Run it to install Intkey.

Download then the Indo-West Pacific Calcinus dataset, preferably on a separate folder (e.g. Calcinus): 1) Click here to download the dataset (calcinus.zip, 2.7 Mo); 2) Extract the file using WinZip;  3) Run the identification by double clicking on intkey.ink

Examples of screen shots taken under Intkey program

a) Distal pilosity of P3

b) Left lobe of telson (armament)


c) Dorsolateral margin of P3 propodi