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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Portuguese
    • Crustáceos
  • English
    • Crustaceans
  • Scientific Names
    • Crustacea
  • Spanish
    • Camarones, cangrejos y parientes
  • Russian
    • Ракообразные
  • Belarusian
    • Ракападобныя
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 甲殼亞門
  • French
    • crustacés
  • German
    • Krebstiere
  • Japanese
    • 甲殻亜門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

miguel51cuellar

Date

July 25, 2013 09:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Decapods Order Decapoda

Observer

miguel51cuellar

Date

July 13, 2013 08:14 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Slaters Suborder Oniscidea

Observer

jakob

Date

July 9, 2016 10:51 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hermit Crabs Superfamily Paguroidea

Observer

inkie

Date

May 23, 2013 12:13 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Common Pill-bug Armadillidium vulgare

Observer

lazza

Date

May 24, 2014 03:56 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Isopods Order Isopoda

Observer

larry14

Date

May 20, 2016 08:54 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Rock Crab (North America) Cancer productus

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

January 17, 2017 10:01 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Slaters Suborder Oniscidea

Date

January 19, 2014 12:31 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Slaters Suborder Oniscidea

Observer

optimistic

Date

January 12, 2017 01:49 PM AEDT

Description

Field Notes - This woodlouse was so agile...as soon as I flipped it onto it's back it rolled straight back again!

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

November 8, 2016 12:16 PM AEDT

Description

Camp Cove

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

November 8, 2016 12:16 PM AEDT

Description

Camp Cove

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Anemone Hermit Crab Dardanus pedunculatus

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

November 8, 2016 11:32 AM AEDT

Description

The Anemone Hermit Crab carries anemones around on its shell. It's a symbiotic relationship - the anemones get more access to food and the crab gets better protection from predators. Maybe 5 heavy anemones is too much though? Camp Cove

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Description from Wikipedia

Crustaceans (Crustacea) form a very large group of arthropods, usually treated as a subphylum, which includes such familiar animals as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimp, krill and barnacles. The 67,000 described species range in size from Stygotantulus stocki at 0.1 mm (0.004 in), to the Japanese spider crab with a leg span of up to 3.8 m (12.5 ft) and a mass of 20 kg (44 lb). Like other arthropods, crustaceans have an exoskeleton, which they moult to grow. They are distinguished from...

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