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Family: Inachidae (See list of species below)

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46 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Achaeus akanensis
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Achaeus brevirostris
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Achaeus curvirostris
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Achaeus japonicus
[Orang utang crab]
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Achaeus kermadecensis
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Achaeus lacertosus
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Achaeus tuberculatus
[Tubercled hairy spider crab]
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Aepinus septemspinosus
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Anomalothir frontalis
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Camposcia retusa
[Decorator crab]
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Coryrhynchus riisei
[Longfinger neck crab]
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Coryrhynchus sidneyi
[Shortfinger neck crab]
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Dorhynchus thomsoni
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Ericerodes gracilipes
[Unicorn neck crab]
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Eurypodius latreillii
[Camouflaged spider crab]
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Grypachaeus hyalinus
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Inachus dorsettensis
[Scorpion spider crab]
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Inachus leptochirus
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Inachus parvirostris
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Inachus phalangium
[Leach's spider crab]
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Macropodia linaresi
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Macropodia longipes
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Macropodia longirostris
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Macropodia rostrata
[Long legged spider crab]


Macropodia tenuirostris
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Metoporhaphis calcarata
[False arrow crab]
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Oncinopus araneus
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Oncinopus neptunus
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Paratymolus apeli
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Paratymolus cygnus
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Platymaia bartschi
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Platymaia fimbriata
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Platymaia rebierei
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Platymaia wyvillethomsoni
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Pleistacantha cervicornis
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Pleistacantha exophthalmus
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Pleistacantha japonica
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Pleistacantha ori
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Pleistacantha oryx
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Pleistacantha rubida
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Podochela curvirostris
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Podochela lamelligera
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Podochela macrodera
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Stenorhynchus debilis
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Stenorhynchus seticornis
[Yellowline arrow crab]
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Stenorhynchus yangi
[Red arrow crab]
46 Species of Family Inachidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Achaeus akanensis Western Pacific
Achaeus brevirostris Eastern Indian Ocean
Achaeus curvirostris Indo-West Pacific
Achaeus japonicus Orang utang crab Western Central Pacific.
Achaeus kermadecensis Southwest Pacific
Achaeus lacertosus Indo-West Pacific. 0.9 CW
Achaeus tuberculatus Tubercled hairy spider crab Northwest Pacific 0.74 CL
Aepinus septemspinosus Southwest Atlantic
Anomalothir frontalis Western Central Atlantic.
Camposcia retusa Decorator crab Indo-Pacific 4.51 CL
Coryrhynchus riisei Longfinger neck crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Coryrhynchus sidneyi Shortfinger neck crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Dorhynchus thomsoni Northeast Atlantic
Ericerodes gracilipes Unicorn neck crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Eurypodius latreillii Camouflaged spider crab Southern Oceans. 3.9 CL
Grypachaeus hyalinus Western Central Pacific.
Inachus dorsettensis Scorpion spider crab Northeast Atlantic
Inachus leptochirus North Sea.
Inachus parvirostris Mediterranean Sea.
Inachus phalangium Leach's spider crab Northeast Atlantic
Macropodia linaresi Eastern Atlantic and the
Macropodia longipes Eastern Atlantic and the
Macropodia longirostris Northeast Atlantic and th
Macropodia rostrata Long legged spider crab Eastern Atlantic and the
Macropodia tenuirostris Northeast Atlantic
Metoporhaphis calcarata False arrow crab Western Atlantic
Oncinopus araneus Indo-Pacific.
Oncinopus neptunus Western Central Pacific
Paratymolus apeli Western Indian Ocean
Paratymolus cygnus Western Central Pacific
Platymaia bartschi Western Pacific
Platymaia fimbriata Western Central Pacific.
Platymaia rebierei Western Central Pacific.
Platymaia wyvillethomsoni Western Pacific
Pleistacantha cervicornis Western Central Pacific.
Pleistacantha exophthalmus Western Central Pacific.
Pleistacantha japonica Western Central Pacific.
Pleistacantha ori Western Indian Ocean
Pleistacantha oryx Northwest Pacific
Pleistacantha rubida Western Indian Ocean
Podochela curvirostris Western Central Atlantic.
Podochela lamelligera Western Central Atlantic
Podochela macrodera Western Central Atlantic.
Stenorhynchus debilis Southeast Pacific
Stenorhynchus seticornis Yellowline arrow crab Western Atlantic. Tropic 0.83 CW
Stenorhynchus yangi Red arrow crab Western Atlantic Ocean.



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