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Vampire Crab

Geosesarma sp


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


Apparently next to little streams or pools in the forests


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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RendyMoonkies 4 years ago

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

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 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 4 years ago

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

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.

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Jawa Barat, Indonesia

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

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