Xenocarcinus depressus is a crab species from the Epialtidae family. The scientific name of the species is validly published for the first time in 1874 by Miers.
Carapace to 1.5 cm (5/8 in.). Red to orange or reddish brown. Carapace covered with numerous lumps. Central wide depressed stripe. Wide rostrum. Legs covered with small tubercles.