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Dark knee hermit crab

Dardanus lagopodes


Up to 3 cm (1 1/4 in.). Claws, legs and carapace mottled shades of red to maroon to brown with numerous white tipped dark bristles; dark patch above second segment; yellowish eyestalks with black eyes and antennae yellow to blue.


Indo West Pacific to Vanuatu.

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Dumaguete, Siquijor, Philippines

Spotted on Oct 2, 2012
Submitted on Nov 11, 2012

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