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Recent observations

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What

Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 24, 2016

Description

I think this may be a Petrolisthes eriomerus (Flattop Crab), but it either doesn't have or didn't show me its pincers.

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What

Thickclaw Porcelain Crab Pachycheles rudis

Observer

dpom

Date

May 25, 2016 06:50 AM PDT

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What

Spotted Porcelain Crab Neopetrolisthes maculatus

Observer

sudachi

Date

July 17, 2014 01:37 PM JST

Description

Neopetrolisthes maculatus
アカホシカニダマシ

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What

Porcelain Crabs Family Porcellanidae

Observer

crichardson

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Porcelain Crabs Family Porcellanidae

Observer

crichardson

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Have this as a pet in my dorm.

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Observer

squidlyfe

Date

May 22, 2016 03:52 AM PDT

Description

Pleuroncodes planipes eaten by petrolisthes

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Date

May 22, 2016 05:51 AM PDT

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What

Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

hawnzd

Date

May 9, 2016

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

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Observer

kestrel

Date

May 11, 2016 11:16 AM PDT

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What

Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

fmgee

Date

May 8, 2016 01:30 PM PDT

Place

Lantzville (Google, OSM)

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What

Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 8, 2016

Description

Here's the second of two Petrolisthes eriomerus (Flattop Crab) found under rocks during the minus tide. The carapace measured about 1.5".

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What

Flattop Crab Petrolisthes eriomerus

Observer

wendy5

Date

May 8, 2016

Description

Here's one of two Petrolisthes eriomerus (Flattop Crab) found under rocks during the minus tide. The carapace measured about 1.5".

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Description from Wikipedia

Porcelain crabs are decapod crustaceans in the widespread family Porcellanidae, which superficially resemble true crabs. They are typically less than 15 mm (0.6 in) wide, and have flattened bodies as an adaptation for living in rock crevices. They are delicate, readily losing limbs when attacked, and use their large claws for maintaining territories.

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