Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Anomura > Superfamily Paguroidea > Family Paguridae > Genus Pagurus

Pagurus prideaux Leach, 1815

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PagurusFabricius, 1775accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Catalan: Bernat ermità de fondal sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 Dutch: anemoon-heremietkreeft
 English: deep hermit crab sources: Club d'immersió Facultat de Biologia, Universitat de Barcelona
 Spanish, Castillian: ermitaño de hondura


original description

Leach W.E. (1815). The Zoological Miscellany; Being Descriptions of New, or Interesting Animals. Vol. 2. R.P. Nodder, London.

basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

McLaughlin, Patsy A.; Komai, Tomoyuki; Lemaitre, Rafael; Listyo Rahayu, Dwi. (2010). Annotated checklist of anomuran decapod crustaceans of the world (exclusive of the Kiwaoidea and families Chirostylidae and Galatheidae of the Galatheoidea) Part I – Lithodoidea, Lomisoidea and Paguroidea. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement No. 23: 5-107

additional source

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.) (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

additional source

d'Udekem d'Acoz, C. (1999). Inventaire et distribution des crustacés décapodes de l'Atlantique nord-oriental, de la Méditerranée et des eaux continentales adjacentes au nord de 25°N [Inventory and distribution of the decapod crustaceans from the northeastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and the adjacent continental waters north of 25°N]. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 40. Muséum national d'Histoire Naturelle: Paris, France. ISBN 2-86515-114-10. X, 383 pp.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Decapod Collection
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Biodiversity Heritage Library (3 publications)
Barcode of Life (17 barcodes)
GenBank (42 nucleotides; 33 proteins)


WoRMS (2014). Pagurus prideaux Leach, 1815. In: Lemaitre, R.; McLaughlin, P. (2014) World Paguroidea & Lomisoidea database. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107239




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