Pagurus

[n] - type genus of the family Paguridae
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Pagurus

genus Pagurus noun type genus of the family Paguridae
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Pagurus

Pagurus is a genus of hermit crabs in the family Paguridae. Like other hermit crabs, their abdomen is not calcified and they use snail shells as portable homes. These marine decapod crustaceans are omnivorous, but mostly prey on small animals and scavenge carrion. Trigonocheirus and Pagurixus used to be considered subgenera of Pagurus, but the for...
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