Species Details

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Common Name: Spotted hermit crab, Whitespotted hermit crab
Scientific Name: Dardanus megistos
Local Name: -
Dhivehi Name: -
Animalia  (Kingdom)
Arthropoda  (Plylum)
Malacostraca  (Class)
Decapoda  (Order)
Diogenidae  (Family)
Dardanus   (Genus)

whitespotted hermit's description

The white-spotted hermit crab (Dardanus megistos) is a species of hermit crab belongs to family Diogenidae.

whitespotted hermit's facts

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  • The white-spotted hermit crab (Dardanus megistos) are one of the more colourful hermit crabs, that spend their lives in empty gastropod shells.

whitespotted hermit's Behavior & Ecology

The White spotted hermit crabs are found on coral and rock reefs across the west Indian Ocean, usually shallower than 20 meters.

whitespotted hermit habitat