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Green porcelain crab

Petrolisthes armatus

Description:

1 3/4 inches wide elbow to elbow, body 1 inch; claws flat rather than rounded

Habitat:

spotted among shells in derelict clam basket in the Indian River

Notes:

an invasive species in Florida; suspected to be native to Brazil

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3 Comments

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

Finally IDed.

auntnance123
auntnance123 10 years ago

Really! That's kinda what made me think it was a type of crab spider. But I've hit the wall on an ID. Would appreciate any other ideas.

CameronWhite
CameronWhite 10 years ago

Lol. That thing has a wierd claw to body ratio.

auntnance123
Spotted by
auntnance123

Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 21, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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