Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Land Hermit Crab Coenobita clypeatus

Photo: Hans Smulders

Classification

Coenobita [genus] (1)
clypeatus [species]

Classification

Coenobita [genus] (1)
clypeatus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Klein Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Klein Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Chace, F.A., Hobbs, H.H. 1969. The freshwater and terrestrial decapod crustaceans of the West Indies, with special reference to Dominica. Bulletin of the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum 292: 1-258.
    • Chace, F.A., Holthuis, L.B. 1948. Land and freshwater decapod Crustacea from the Leeward Group and northern south America. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands 3: 21-28.
    • Faasse, M. 2016. Various invertebrate taxa of St. Eustatius. In: Marine biodiversity survey of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean, 2015. 51-55. Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Leiden, and ANEMOON Foundation, Bennebroek.
    • Legall, N., Poupin, J. 2017. CRUSTA: Database of Crustacea (Decapoda and Stomatopoda), with special interest for those collected in French overseas territories. [link]
    • Poupin, J. 2018. Les crustacés décapodes des Petites Antilles, avec de nouvelles observations pour Saint Martin, la Guadeloupe, la Martinique. 261. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • Rathbun, M.J. 1919. Stalk-eyed Crustaceans of the Dutch West Indies. In. Boeke J (1919). Rapport betreffende een voorlopig onderzoek naar den toestand van de visscherij en de industrie van zeeproducten in de kolonie Curaçao. Deel 2. 317-348. Amsterdam.
    • Schmitt, W.L. 1924. The Macruran, Anomuran and Stomatopod Crustacea. Bijdragen tot de kennis der fauna van Curaçao 23: 61-82.
    • Schmitt, W.L. 1936. Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930. 16. Macruran and Anomuran Crustacea from Bonaire, Curaçao and Aruba. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 67(5-6): 363-378.
    • Yokoyama, M. 2010. The Incomplete Guide to the Wildlife of Saint Martin. 129 pp. sxm wildlife.