Dardanus insignis (de Saussure, 1857)

• Red brocade hermit crab

Hermit crab occupying Pachycymbiola brasiliana
Scale bar: 10mm | shell size: 105mm

Scientific classification:
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Crustacea
Class:Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Infraorder:Anomura
Superfamily:Paguroidea
Family:Calcinidae
Genus:Dardanus
Species:D. insignis

Updated publication:
Annotated catalogue and bibliography of marine and estuarine shrimps, lobsters, crabs and their allies (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Argentina and Uruguay (Southwestern Atlantic Ocean)
http://ctmfm.org/revista/30/volumen-26/

Artisanal fishing boats
Cerro de Los Pescadores (Punta del Diablo), Rocha, Uruguay

From my collection

Photo Taken: July 26, 2021
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