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Dardanus megistos

Dardanus megistos, the white-spotted hermit crab or spotted hermit crab, is a species of hermit crab, living in reefs in the Indo-Pacific region from Africa to the South China Sea and Hawaii.[1][2] Dardanus megistos can attain a maximum size of 8 inches (20 cm).



  1. ^ a b Patsy McLaughlin (2009). "Dardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804)". In Patsy McLaughlin. World Paguroidea database. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved February 6, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Species Dardanus megistos (Herbst, 1804)". Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. February 23, 2009. 


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