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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea
  Subphylum Crustacea
This is the dominant group of arthropods in the sea. Most belong to the Class Malacostraca.


Crustacea on the site
Class Ostracoda
Mussel Shrimps

Class Malacostraca
Order Isopoda

Family Cirolanidae
Shore Isopods
Family Ligidae
Sea Slater or Sea Cockroach Ligia

Order Amphipoda
Family Talitridae
Sandhoppers

Order Stomatopoda
Family Squillidae
Mantis Shrimp Harpiosquilla
Family Gonodactylidae
Smasher Shrimp Gonodactylus

Class Cirripedia
Barnacles

Order Decapoda
Family Sergestidae
Belachan Shrimp Acetes

Family Palaemonidae
Glass Shrimps

Family Alpheidae
Snapping or Pistol Shrimps

Family Penaeidae
Prawns

Family Thalassinidae
Mud Lobster Thalassina anomala

Family Porcellanidae
Porcelain Crab Petrolisthes

Family Upogebiidae
Mud Shrimp Wolffogebia phuketensis

Hermit Crabs

Family Dromiidae
Sponge Crab Cryptodromia

Family Majidae
Velcro Crab Camposcia
Sea Toad or Decorator Crab Schizophrys

Family Hymenosomatidae
Coral Spider Crab Halicarcinus coralicola

Family Ocypodidae
Fiddler Crab Uca
Ghost Crab Ocypoda ceratophthalma
Soldier Crab Dotilla
Sand Bubbler Crab Scopimera
Mud Feeder Crab Ilyogynis
Baruna

Family Grapsidae
Metopograpsus
Varuna litterata

Sesarmine Crabs
Selatium brockii

Family Parthenopidae
Parthenope

Family Portunidae
Swimming Crabs
Flower Crab Portunus pelagicus
Mud Crab Scylla serrata

Family Dorripidae
Leaf Porter Crab Neodorippe callida

Family Matutidae
Moon Crab Matuta lunaris

Family Xanthidae
Poisonous Xanthid Crabs
Liomera
Pilodius

Common Rock Crab Leptodius
Red Egg Crab Atergatis integerrimus
Actaeodes mutatus

Family Pilumnidae
Hairy Crab Pilumnus vespertilio
Pebble Crab Heteropanope

Family Menippidae
Epixanthus dentatus
Stone Crab Myomenippe hardwicki
Ozius guttatus
Red Eyed Reef Crab Eriphia smithi
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre