Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Hemipagurus Smith, 1881




Extra Distribution Information

East Atlantic Ocean (off eastern U.S.A.) and Indo-west Pacific Oceans (west Indian Ocean and Red Sea to Japan and east to Hawai'i).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Brigalow Belt North (BBN), Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Channel Country (CHC), Central Mackay Coast (CMC), Cape York Peninsula (CYP), Desert Uplands (DEU), Darling Riverine Plains (DRP), Einasleigh Uplands (EIU), Gulf Plains (GUP), Mitchell Grass Downs (MGD), Mount Isa Inlier (MII), Mulga Lands (ML), Nandewar (NAN), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ), Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields (SSD), Wet Tropics (WT)

General References

Asakura, A. 2001. A revision of the hermit crabs of the genera Catapagurus A. Milne-Edwards and Hemipagurus Smith from the Indo-West Pacific (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Paguridae). Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 823-891 figs 1-51 [830] (resurrected Hemipagurus Smith from the synonymy of Catapagurus; provided a key to Indo-west Pacific species)


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
24-Apr-2012 24-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)