Lithodidae Dromiidae Atelecyclidae Cancridae Pirimelidae Cheiragonidae Dorippidae Eriphiidae Epialtidae Inachidae Oregoniidae Pilumnidae Geryonidae Portunidae Potamidae Panopeidae Xanthidae Grapsidae Images Name list Publications Sites Whole checklist По-русски (in Russian) Porcellanidae Varunidae Camptandriidae Macrophthalmidae Pinnotheridae Hapalogastridae Plagusiidae Far East / North Pacific Black Sea Baltic Sea Freshwater crabs Arctic Ocean Designed and composed by Alex Alyakrinsky, 2011 Brachyura, picture of crab Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) Oregoniidae Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) Arctic Ocean Common name: toad crab  Range: “West Greenland; Labrador to Rhode Island; between Greenland and Iceland, through  British Isles and northwest France to Spitsbergen and Kara Sea; intertidal to 360 m.” Type-  locality. —"Habitat in Oceano Europaeo." [Williams, 1984, p. 309].  Hard, stony, sandy and soft bottom (Christiansen 1969); commoner on soft bottom where H.  coarctatus is rarer, the two species being complementary (Hartnoll 1963); intertidal to 350-  360 m, usually less than 50 m. [Williams, 1984, p. 309].  Size. “Measurements in mm.—Carapace: male, length 95, width 75; ovigerous female, length  81, width 64.” [Williams, 1984, p. 309].  Color. “Reddish brown dorsally and dirty white ventrally (Christiansen 1969).” [Williams,  1984, p. 309]. Hyas araneus (Linnaeus, 1758) Cancer araneus Linnaeus 1758: 628.  Hyas araneus. —Leach 1814: 431. — Rathbun 1925: 253, text-figs. 91-92, pls. 92-93. —  Christiansen 1969: 116, fig. 48. [Williams, 1984, p. 309].  Brachyura, photo of crab Hyas araneus Hyas araneus in Brachyura, photo of crab Hyas araneus