Category: Crustaceans

Hepatus epheliticus, 10 June 2015

Hepatus epheliticus, the Calico box crab (carapace only); Volusia county, Florida (10 June 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. NOTE: Also commonly known as the Dolly Varden crab.

Plagusia depressa, 01 July 2019

Plagusia depressa, the Tidal spray crab; Flagler county, Florida (01 July 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. Note: Though I am fairly confident this crab belongs to genus Plagusia, I’m less confident that it’s P. depressa, though that does seem to be…

Ocypode quadrata, 06 July 2019

Ocypode quadrata, the Atlantic ghost crab; Flagler county, Florida (06 July 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Pachygrapsus transversus (juvenile), 01 July 2019

Pachygrapsus transversus, the Mottled shore crab (juvenile); Flagler county, Florida (01 July 2019). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org. NOTE: Identification should be considered tentative at best. Though I’m confident this is a Pachygrapsus, I’m not entirely sure of the species. It should…

Gecarcinus lateralis, 10 July 2011

Gecarcinus lateralis, the Blackback land crab; Monroe county, Florida (10 July 2011). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Calappa flammea, 11 June 2015

Calappa flammea, the Flame-streaked box crab; Volusia county, Florida (11 June 2015). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.

Megabalanus coccopoma, 18 August 2013

Megabalanus coccopoma, the Titan acorn barnacle; Volusia county, Florida (18 August 2013). Learn more about this species at iNaturalist.org.