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Gender

Females

Female hermit crabs have a pair of gonopores on their third limb pair. See Niko's photos below.
[ Submitted by Niko ] Female C. clypeatus.
[ Submitted by Niko ] Female C. clypeatus.

Males

On the other hand, males lack gonopores on their third limb pair. They have them on their fifth limb pair instead, which is not shown in the photo below.
[ Submitted by Niko ] Male C. clypeatus.
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