- Birgus latro
- Coenobita scaevola
- Coenobita clypeatus
- Coenobita compressus
- Coenobita perlatus
- Coenobita rugosus
- Coenobita spinosus
- Coenobita olivieri
- Coenobita carnescens
- Coenobita brevimanus
- Coenobita cavipes
- Coenobita purpureus
- Coenobita violascens
- Coenobita rubescens
- Coenobita longitarsis
- Coenobita variabilis
- Coenobita pseudorugosus
- Coenobita lila
- New species related to Coenobita violascens
- New species related to Coenobita rugosus
Body mass of largest specimens are 48g.
Only species inhabits in West Africa, e.g. Equatorial Guinea, São Tomé etc.
They are found on the beach at the mouth of a river in land shells, which naturally do not occur on the island at less than 800 meters altitude.
Body colour is brown, dark red.
Eyestalks are compressed in shape, colour is yellow orange.
The bottom part of antenna are brown.
Left cheliped is bigger than right cheliped. No series of ridge (////) on upper outer surface of palm of left cheliped. Upper margins of both cheliped with brush of setae.
Yellow orange marks on surface of walking legs in some individuals.
Unknown. Has been noted using sea urchin tests to cover abdomen.
Male coxae of 5th legs
Unknown. May be similar to adult.
Coenobita rubescens was designated first by Greeff as Coenobita rugosus and later as a distinct species.
- Burggren W. W., McMahon B. R., 2009. Biology of the Land Crabs, Cambridge University Press
- Rathbun M. J., 1900. The decapod crustaceans of West Africa