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soldier crab

Mictyris longicarpus

Description:

Blueish Purple Shell, always seen in large groups or the holes they leave in the sand.

Habitat:

Beaches

Notes:

this little man was left by his gathering as he was dying, got a good pic of him though, so he's still immortalized

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3 Comments

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

I've placed your lovely spotting into the Arthropods category. :-)

chebeague2
chebeague2 9 years ago

Sad that he was dying. But great spotting!!!

RiekoS
RiekoS 9 years ago

"this little man was left by his gathering as he was dying"? That is very sad, but the picture is very nice.

TaylorClarke3
Spotted by
TaylorClarke3

3000, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jan 6, 2013
Submitted on Jan 6, 2013

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