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Family: Trapeziidae (See list of species below)

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43 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Calocarcinus africanus
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Calocarcinus crosnieri
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Calocarcinus habei
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Domecia acanthophora
[Elkhorn coral crab]
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Domecia glabra
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Domecia hispida
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Garthiope barbadensis
[Prickly mud crab]
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Garthiope spinipes
[Spiny mud crab]
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Hexagonalia laboutei
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Jonesius trianguiculatus
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Jonesius triunguiculatus
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Quadrella boopsis
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Quadrella coronata
[Gorgonian crab]
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Quadrella maculosa
[Trapeziid crab]
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Quadrella nitida
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Quadrella reticulata
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Quadrella serenei
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Tetralia brunalineata
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Tetralia cinctipes
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Tetralia glaberrima
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Tetralia muta
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Tetralia nigrolineata
[Acropora crab]
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Tetralia ocucaerulea
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Tetralia rubridactyla
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Trapezia areolata
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Trapezia bella
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Trapezia bidentata
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Trapezia cymodoce
[Lilac coral crab]
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Trapezia davaoensis
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Trapezia digitalis
[Brown guard crab]
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Trapezia ferruginea
[Rusty guard crab]
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Trapezia flavopunctata
[Yellow-spotted guard crab]
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Trapezia formosa
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Trapezia globosa
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Trapezia guttata
[Bird's nest coral crab]
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Trapezia lutea
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Trapezia plana
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Trapezia punctimanus
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Trapezia rufopunctata
[Trapezia crab]
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Trapezia septata
[Coral crab]
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Trapezia serenei
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Trapezia speciosa
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Trapezia tigrina
[Red-spotted guard crab]
43 Species of Family Trapeziidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Calocarcinus africanus Indo-West Pacific
Calocarcinus crosnieri Western Central Pacific.
Calocarcinus habei Indo-Pacific.
Domecia acanthophora Elkhorn coral crab Southwest Atlantic
Domecia glabra Indo-Pacific.
Domecia hispida Indo-Pacific
Garthiope barbadensis Prickly mud crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Garthiope spinipes Spiny mud crab Western Atlantic Ocean.
Hexagonalia laboutei Eastern Central Pacific
Jonesius trianguiculatus Southeast Pacific
Jonesius triunguiculatus Western Central Pacific.
Quadrella boopsis Indo-Pacific.
Quadrella coronata Gorgonian crab Indo-Pacific.
Quadrella maculosa Trapeziid crab Indo-Pacific.
Quadrella nitida Southeast Pacific
Quadrella reticulata Indo-West Pacific.
Quadrella serenei Indo-Pacific.
Tetralia brunalineata Pacific Ocean
Tetralia cinctipes Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Tetralia glaberrima Indo-Pacific
Tetralia muta Eastern Central Pacific
Tetralia nigrolineata Acropora crab Indo-Pacific.
Tetralia ocucaerulea Pacific Ocean
Tetralia rubridactyla Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia areolata Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia bella Central Pacific
Trapezia bidentata Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia cymodoce Lilac coral crab Indo-Pacific
Trapezia davaoensis Western Central Pacific.
Trapezia digitalis Brown guard crab Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Trapezia ferruginea Rusty guard crab Eastern Pacific
Trapezia flavopunctata Yellow-spotted guard crab Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia formosa Indo-Pacific. Tropical t
Trapezia globosa Eastern Central Pacific
Trapezia guttata Bird's nest coral crab Indo-Pacific
Trapezia lutea Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia plana Western Central Pacific.
Trapezia punctimanus Southern Pacific
Trapezia rufopunctata Trapezia crab Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia septata Coral crab Indo-Pacific
Trapezia serenei Indo-Pacific
Trapezia speciosa Indo-Pacific.
Trapezia tigrina Red-spotted guard crab Indo-Pacific.



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