Hermit crabs Calcinus of the world (Anomura, Diogenidae)


Implicit Attributes

Unless indicated otherwise, the following attributes are implicit throughout the descriptions, except where the characters concerned are inapplicable.

Shield and cephalic appendages. - Species of normal size, i.e. shield length often greater than 2–3 mm.

Chelipeds (P1). - Upper margin of right chela tuberculated or spinous. Outer face of left palm regularly convex.

Ambulatory legs (P2-P3). - Dorsolateral margins of P3 propodi rounded. Ventral margin of P3 dactyl with less than 10 spines.

Coloration. - Chela uniformly colored, often grading to paler distally.

Cite this publication as: J. Poupin (2003, Internet). - Hermit crabs Calcinus of the world (Anomura, Diogenidae). Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval, using the DELTA format.