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Vampire Crab

Geosesarma sp

Description:

It about 3 cm wide, Their legs and carapace are dark blue and their fronts are a slight purple in color, as are their pincers. It has lighter colored spots on it's back ends. And it has bright yellow eyes

Habitat:

Apparently next to little streams or pools in the forests

Notes:

This colourfull mini fresh water crab are nocturnal but They don't sucks for blood. They're born as a good hunter and they also eat dead insect / animal sometimes. There is not enough information about this vampire crab that living on salak mount national park , west java.

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6 Comments

RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 4 years ago

Thank you again Ashley, this is my second spotting nominated :)

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 4 years ago

Emilie , well I'm still not sure,
there is not enough record about vampire crab that found in salak mount national park

RendyMoonkies
RendyMoonkies 4 years ago

Leuba ridgway, sure.. I've forgot to add it

EmilieChich
EmilieChich 4 years ago

Geosesarma dennerle?

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

Beautiful colour ! Lovely spotting Rendy. Good to see it in the wild given that it seems to be a favourite for an aquarium.
Could you please edit your spotting and give it it's scientific name Geosesarma sp.
Reference: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geosesarma...

RendyMoonkies
Spotted by
RendyMoonkies

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Mar 23, 2016
Submitted on Mar 23, 2016

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