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Yellow-striped Hermit

Clibanarius taeniatus


Longitudinal green and yellow stripes on legs, claws and upper body. To 35–40 mm out of shell.


Common in variety of habitats, from exposed rocky headlands to reefs and mangroves, intertidal and shallow subtidal zones. Northern Australia from Shark Bay, WA to Port Hacking, NSW; eastern Indo-West Pacific.

Yellow-striped Hermit, Clibanarius taeniatus. Yellow-striped Hermit, Clibanarius taeniatus.

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