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Pagurus capillatus   (Fuzzy Hermit Crab)

Photo of Pagurus capillatus  by Aaron Baldwin
© Aaron Baldwin (Photo ID #2197)

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Photo Location Unknown Photographer Aaron Baldwin
Habitat Unknown
Photo Date Upload Date October 23, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 2197
Notes Very similar to P. kennerlyi and P. setosus. The relatively longer hairs that are plumose (branched like an ostrich plume) and lack of spines on dactyls ('feet') of walking legs help distinguish it from those species. Note: Will take a better photo as I sort through specimens.


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