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Vampire Crab

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Description:

This Semiterrestrial Vampire Crab was newly described from Borneo in June 2019.

Habitat:

Tropical forest

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5 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 5 months ago

@Leuba - Thanks and yes, they are indeed small in size, this one is around 6-8 cm.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 months ago

What a beauty ! I read that they are quite small. Hope their habitat is safe.

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 5 months ago

Thank you, @Saturniidae27 for your kind words and appreciation :)

@Brian38 - I looked up the description paper, it seems they didn't give the common name but refers it to Semiterrestrial Vampire Crab.

Brian38
Brian38 5 months ago

I can't wait to find out about its common name.

Saturniidae27
Saturniidae27 5 months ago

You always find the most unique creatures, thanks for sharing :-)

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Belait, Brunei Darussalam

Spotted on Feb 23, 2019
Submitted on Jun 21, 2020

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