Coconut crab - Wikipedia
The coconut crab (Birgus latro) is a species of terrestrial hermit crab, also known
as the robber crab or palm thief. It is the largest land-living arthropod in the ...
Terrestrial crab - Wikipedia
A number of lineages of crabs have evolved to live predominantly on land.
Examples of ... Freshwater crab · Coenobitidae, the terrestrial hermit crabs;
Coconut crab (Birgus latro), a terrestrial hermit crab which is the largest terrestrial
Coenobitidae - Wikipedia
Coenobitidae are the family of terrestrial hermit crabs, widely known for their land
-living habits. ... Leach, 1816. Birgus latro (Linnaeus, 1767) – coconut crab ...
Japanese spider crab - Wikipedia
The Japanese spider crab Macrocheira kaempferi, is a species of marine crab
that lives in the waters around Japan. It has the largest leg span of any arthropod.
Carcinisation - Wikipedia
In evolutionary biology, carcinisation (or carcinization) is a hypothesised process
whereby a crustacean evolves into a crab-like form from a non-crab-like form.
The term was introduced by L. A. Borradaile, who described it as "one of the
many attempts of Nature to evolve a crab". ... the hairy stone crab Lomis hirta, the
coconut crab Birgus latro, and true crabs ...
Hermit crab - Wikipedia
Hermit crabs are decapod crustaceans of the superfamily Paguroidea. Most of
the .... The shell-less hermit crab Birgus latro (coconut crab) is the world's largest
Branchiostegal lung - Wikipedia
A branchiostegal lung is a respiration organ used by some air-breathing
arthropods. It is one of the most significant adaptations of some crabs and hermit
crabs such as the coconut crab to their terrestrial habitats.