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Depressed Spider Crab (Xenocarcinus depressus) Rojos I, Lembeh. Depressed Spider Crab,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring,Xenocarcinus depressus Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

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  1. Wow! I'm trying to find out which side its head is! Posted one year ago
    1. Haha, left side. It has a long nose and a red eye :-) Posted one year ago
  2. WOW!! Posted one year ago
  3. Fantastic! Posted one year ago

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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.

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Patomarazul
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By Patomarazul

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Uploaded Feb 24, 2019. Captured May 29, 2018 05:08 in Unnamed Road, Kareko, Lembeh Utara, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm