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#1 BlackSir

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:07 PM

This one from Komodo

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That one from the Red Sea

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BTW: any online resources on crustseans ID?



#2 jrosenf

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Posted 06 April 2013 - 01:17 PM

The first one is a White-spotted Hermit Crab (Dardanus megistos).



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Posted 06 April 2013 - 11:50 PM

Thanks a lot! ;-)



#4 BlackSir

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Posted 07 April 2013 - 12:22 AM

The second one can be Dardanus lagopodes (according to Lieske & Myers "Coral Reef Guide. Red Sea"), but I'm not sure. Any suggestions?