Species under Macrophthalmus
n= 17
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Macrophthalmus brevis
(Herbst, 1804)
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus consobrinus
Nobili, 1906
Eastern Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus convexus
Stimpson, 1858
Indo-Pacific
Macrophthalmus crinitus
Rathbun, 1913
little sentinel crab Indo-West Pacific
Macrophthalmus darwinensis
Barnes, 1971
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus depressus
Rüppel, 1830
mud crab Indo-West Pacific
Macrophthalmus erato
De Man, 1888
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus graeffei
Milne-Edwards, 1873
Indo-West Pacific
Macrophthalmus grandidieri
Milne-Edwards, 1867
Western Indian Ocean
Macrophthalmus japonicus
(De Haan, 1835)
Western Pacific
Macrophthalmus laevis
Milne-Edwards, 1867
Western Indian Ocean
Macrophthalmus milloti
Crosnier, 1965
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus quadratus
Milne-Edwards, 1873
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus serenei
Takeda & Komai, 1991
Indo-Pacific
Macrophthalmus sulcatus
Milne Edwards, 1852
Indian Ocean
Macrophthalmus telescopicus
(Owen, 1839)
Western Central Pacific
Macrophthalmus tomentosus
Eydoux & Souleyet, 1842
Western Central Pacific
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