Frequently seen crabs in rocky areas and coral reefs. Pilodius sp. are mainly feeds on scavanger as well as detritus and algae.
Even at the peak of his spoon-scissors to see, they like to scrape algae from rims.
Most species remain small 1 to 2 cm carapace width.
In the genus Pilodius the species are identified only by the males because the females have different colors.