An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Porcelain crabs, Stone crabs, Hermit crabs and Squat lobsters - Anomura (Crustacean images)
Porcelain crabs

Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Porcellanidae (Family)

Porcellana platycheles (Pennant, 1777)
- Broad-clawed porcelain crab

Pisidia longicornis (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Long-clawed porcelain crab

Stone or King crabs

Anomura (Infraorder) > Lithodoidea (Superfamily) >
Lithodidae (Family)

Lithodes maja (Linnaeus, 1758) - Northern stone crab
or Norwegian king crab (Photography by Paul Semens)

Hermit crabs

Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Diogenidae (Family)

Clibanarius erythropus (Latreille, 1818)
- St. Piran's hermit crab

Diogenes pugilator (Roux, 1829) - A Hermit crab

Anomura (Infraorder) > Paguroidea (Superfamily) > Paguridae (Family)

Anapagurus hyndmanni (Bell, 1846) - A Hermit crab

Pagurus bernhardus (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Common hermit crab

Pagurus cuanensis Bell, 1845 - Hairy hermit crab
Pagurus prideaux Leach, 1815
- Prideaux's, Deep or Anemone hermit crab

Squat lobsters

Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Galatheidae (Family)

Galathea dispersa Bate, 1859 - A Squat lobster
Galathea nexa Embleton, 1834 - Fury squat lobster
Galathea squamifera Leach, 1814
- Scaly / Black squat lobster or Montagu's plated lobster

Galathea strigosa (Linnaeus, 1761)
- Spinous squat lobster

Anomura (Infraorder) > Galatheoidea (Superfamily) > Munididae (Family)

Munida rugosa (Fabricius, 1775) - Rugose squat lobster


Crabs - Parasites and diseases of commercial species

Porcelain Hermit Stone King crabs and Squat lobsters anomura images UK