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Intertidal flora and fauna

Phylum Arthropoda
  Class Arachnida (spiders)

Marine spider
Desis martensi
Family Desidae
       

Subphylum Crustacea
  Order Decapoda

Leaf porter crab
Family Dorippidae

Stone crab
Myomenippe hardwickii
Family Menippidae

Spotted-belly forceps crab
Ozius guttatus
Family Oziidae

Pebble crab
Family Leucosiidae

Sentinel crab
Macrophthalmus
sp.
Family Macrophthalmidae

Soldier crab
Dotilla sp.
Family Dotillidae

Sand bubbler crab

Scopimera
sp.
Family Dotillidae

Porcelain fiddler crab
Uca annulipes
Family Ocypodidae

Orange fiddler crab
Uca vocans

Family Ocypodidae

Horn-eyed ghost crab
Ocypode ceratophthalmus Family Ocypodidae

Elbow crab
Family Parthenopidae

Hairy crab
Family Pilumnidae

Face-band sesarmine crab
Perisesarma indiarum
Family Sesarmidae

Tree climbing crab
Episesarma sp.
Family Sesarmidae

Floral egg crab
Atergatis floridus
Family Xanthidae

Red egg crab
Atergatis integerrimus
Family Xanthidae

Mosaic crab
Lophozozymus pictor
Family Xanthidae

Spoon-pincer crab
Leptodius sp.
Family Xanthidae
 

Blue
swimming crab

Thalamita sp.
Family Portunidae

Blue-spined
swimming crab

Thalamita sp.
Family Portunidae

Chocolate
swimming crab

Thalamita sp.
Family Portunidae

Red
swimming crab

Thalamita spinimana
Family Portunidae

Flower crab
Portunus pelagicus
Family Portunidae

Mud crab
Scylla sp.
Family Portunidae
 

  Order Anomura hermit crabs

Striped hermit crab Clibanarius infraspinatus
Family Diogenidae

Land hermit crab
Coenobita sp.
Family Coenobitidae

Spotted hermit crab
Dardanus megistos

Family Diogenidae

Tidal hermit crab
Diogenes sp.
Family Diogenidae

Very hairy hermit crab
Dardanus lagopodes

  Prawns and shrimps

Five-spot anemone shrimp
Periclimenes brevicarpalis
Family Palaemonidae

Carpet anemone shrimp
Periclimenes sp.
Family Palaemonidae
     

Many-banded
snapping shrimp
awaiting identification
Family Alpheidae

Ornamented
snapping shrimp

Alpheus brevicristatus
Family Alpheidae

Penaeid prawn
Family Penaeidae

Red banded shrimp
awaiting identification
 

  Other crustaceans

Smasher mantis shrimp Gonodactylus chiragra
Order Stomatopoda

Sea slaters
Ligia sp.
Order Isopoda
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