Pagurus hirtimanusis commonly referred to as Hairy Hermit Crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Pagurus hirtimanus is omnivorous, but mostly prey on small animals and scavenge carrion. This species is reef-associated and very common in rocky shores of littoral tropical waters. Usually found on hard bottom under rocks or in rubble.
Host of Peltogaster lata Van Baal, 1937 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult
Host of Peltogaster latus Van Baal, 1937 accepted as Peltogaster lata Van Baal, 1937 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult