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Family: Dotillidae (See list of species below)

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21 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Dotilla blanfordi
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Dotilla myctiroides
[soldier crab]
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Dotilla sulcata
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Dotilla wichmanni
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Dotillopsis brevitarsis
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Ilyoplax delsmani
[white semaphore crab]
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Ilyoplax deschampsi
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Ilyoplax frater
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Ilyoplax lingulata
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Ilyoplax longicarpa
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Ilyoplax obliqua
[Tweedie's semaphore crab]
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Ilyoplax orientalis
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Ilyoplax punctata
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Ilyoplax stevensi
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Ilyoplax strigicarpus
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Scopimera crabicauda
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Scopimera globosa
[globular ghost crab]
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Scopimera inflata
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Scopimera intermedia
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Scopimera kochi
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Shenius anomalus
[Shen crab]
21 Species of Family Dotillidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Dotilla blanfordi Western Indian Ocean.
Dotilla myctiroides soldier crab Western Central Pacific
Dotilla sulcata Western Indian Ocean.
Dotilla wichmanni Western Central Pacific
Dotillopsis brevitarsis Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax delsmani white semaphore crab Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax deschampsi Northwest Pacific
Ilyoplax frater Western Indian Ocean.
Ilyoplax lingulata Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax longicarpa Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax obliqua Tweedie's semaphore crab Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax orientalis Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax punctata Western Central Pacific
Ilyoplax stevensi Western Indian Ocean.
Ilyoplax strigicarpus Eastern Indian Ocean
Scopimera crabicauda Western Indian Ocean.
Scopimera globosa globular ghost crab Western Central Pacific
Scopimera inflata Eastern Indian Ocean
Scopimera intermedia Western Central Pacific
Scopimera kochi Eastern Indian Ocean
Shenius anomalus Shen crab Western Central Pacific



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