Pagurixus nomuraiis commonly referred to as Nomuras hermit. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
This banding on the legs and chelipeds of this small species helps identify it to Pagurixus nomurai. Can be found under rocks or in caves at night on the seaward reef. Their long legs are fast and enable them to move very quickly.