arthropods photo index
Phylum Arthropoda | about moulting
Arthropods of Singapore
Intertidal and marine arthropods

crustaceans | other arthropods

Family Limulidae horseshoe crabs
sbw
lck
pgl
prp
chg
cj
skd
bb
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
rfl
lfa
   
                                                       
sbw
   
prp
chg
cj
skd
     
tm
                           
lfa
  Carcinoscorpius rotundicauda
Mangrove horseshoe crab
   
pgl
 
chg
cj
 
bb
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
             
hnt
 
smk
        Tachypleus gigas
Coastal horseshoe crab

Class Arachnida (spiders)
sbw
lck
pgl
prp
chg
ubn
cj
skd
bb
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
rfl
lfa
   
                                                         
             
skd
 
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
rfl
lfa
  Desis martensi
Marine spider
     
prp
 
ubn
cj
                               
smk
        Hyllus diardi
Heavy jumping spider


Class Insecta (insects)
sbw
lck
pgl
prp
chg
ubn
cj
skd
bb
tus
ecp
tm
lab
snt
tkr
kus
laz
sji
sis
cyr
jng
hnt
tpg
smk
tsm
rfl
lfa
   
                                                         
sbw
   
prp
 
ubn
cj
                                          Attacus atlas
Atlas moth
sbw
       
ubn
                                          Calliphara nobilis
Mangrove shield bug
sbw
   
prp
chg
ubn
cj
         
lab
                   
smk
        Dysdercus decussatus
Cotton stainer bugs
     
prp
chg
         
ecp
 
lab
snt
 
kus
 
sji
sis
       
smk
        Shore cricket
awaiting identification
         
ubn
                                            Pycanum sp.
Giant shield bug
                         
snt
 
kus
   
sis
                  Water skater
awaiting identification


in red are those listed among the threatened animals of Singapore from Davison, G.W. H. and P. K. L. Ng and Ho Hua Chew, 2008. The Singapore Red Data Book: Threatened plants and animals of Singapore.

Mangroves
sbw: sungei buloh wetland reserve including kranji mangroves,
lck
: lim chu kang
Northern shores
ecp: east coast park, tm: tanah merah, prp: pasir ris park, chg: changi,
ubn:
pulau ubin (other than cj) cj: chek jawa, skd: pulau sekudu, bb: beting bronok, tus: tuas
Southern shores
lab: labrador + berlayar creek, snt: sentosa, cyr: cyrene reef, kus: kusu island, laz: lazarus island, sji: st. john's island, sis: sisters islands, jng: pulau jong, tkr: pulau tekukor, hnt: pulau hantu, tpg: terumbus pempang darat, tengah and laut, smk: pulau semakau, tsm: submerged reefs off semakau - terumbu raya, beting bemban besar, terumbu bemban, terumbu semakau, rfl: raffles lighthouse, lfa: live firing area (Salu, Sudong, Pawai, Senang, Biola and submerged reefs in the area)

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