Species under Petrolisthes
n= 50
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Petrolisthes amoenus
(Guerin, 1855)
Southwest Atlantic
Petrolisthes armatus
(Gibbes, 1850)
green porcelain crab Eastern Pacific and Atlantic Ocean 1.41
Petrolisthes asiaticus
(Leach, 1820)
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes bispinosus
Borradaile, 1900
Central Pacific
Petrolisthes borradailei
Kropp, 1984
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes boscii
(Audouin, 1826)
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes cabrilloi
Glassell, 1945
Cabrillo porcelain crab East Pacific
Petrolisthes caribensis
Werding, 1983
Western Central Atlantic
Petrolisthes carinipes
(Heller, 1861)
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes cinctipes
(Randall, 1840)
flat porcelain crab Eastern Pacific
Petrolisthes coccineus
(Owen, 1839)
red porcelain crab Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes decacanthus
Ortmann, 1897
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes eldredgei
Haig & Kropp, 1987
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes elegans
Haig, 1981
Eastern Central Pacific
Petrolisthes elongatus
(Milne Edwards, 1837)
New Zealand porcelain crab Eastern Indian Ocean
Petrolisthes eriomerus
Stimpson, 1871
flattop crab Pacific Ocean
Petrolisthes extremus
Kropp & Haig, 1994
SouthernPacific
Petrolisthes fimbriatus
Borradaile, 1898
Pacific Ocean
Petrolisthes galathinus
(Bosc, 1802)
banded porcelain crab East Pacific
Petrolisthes glasselli
Haig, 1957
Southeast Pacific
Petrolisthes gracilis
Stimpson, 1859
Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes haigae
Chace, 1962
Southeast Pacific
Petrolisthes hastatus
Stimpson, 1858
Western Pacific
Petrolisthes haswelli
Miers, 1884
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes heterochrous
Kropp, 1986
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes japonica
(De Haan, 1849)
Japanese porcelain crab Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes jugosus
Streets, 1872
red-white porcelain crab Western Atlantic Ocean
Petrolisthes kranjiensis
Johnson, 1970
mangrove porcelain crab Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes laevigatus
(Guérin, 1835)
purple footed porcellan crab Southeast Pacific
Petrolisthes lamarckii
(Leach, 1820)
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes leptocheles
(Heller, 1861)
Western Indian Ocean
Petrolisthes limicola
Haig, 1988
Eastern Indian Ocean
Petrolisthes manimaculis
Glassell, 1945
chocolate porcelain crab East Pacific
Petrolisthes marginatus
Stimpson, 1859
Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes militaris
(Heller, 1862)
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes moluccensis
(De Man, 1888)
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes nanshensis
Yang, 1996
Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes ornatus
(Paul'son, 1875)
ornate porcelain crab Indian Ocean
Petrolisthes perdecorus
Haig, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes politus
(Gray, 1831)
redback porcelain crab Western Atlantic Ocean
Petrolisthes pubescens
Stimpson, 1858
hairy porcelain crab Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes quadratus
Benedict, 1901
Western Central Atlantic
Petrolisthes rathbunae
Schmitt, 1916
Rathbun procelain crab Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes rufescens
(Heller, 1861)
flat crab Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes scabriculus
(Dana, 1852)
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes teres
Melin, 1939
Indo-West Pacific
Petrolisthes tomentosus
(Dana, 1852)
Indo-Pacific
Petrolisthes tonsorius
Haig, 1960
Southeast Pacific
Petrolisthes trilobatus
Osawa, 1996
Western Central Pacific
Petrolisthes unilobatus
Henderson, 1888
Western Central Pacific
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