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Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. This one is covered in yellow hydroids. I still need to find which species.<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/76470/decorator_crab_-_achaeus_spinosus.html" title="Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2298/76470_thumb.JPG?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1660176010&Signature=dFu2fcjy09QT3d9ZEWya5yQKEtc%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. A second pic of the same crab, In case you wonder the head and the two creamy-orange eyes are in the middle of the picture :-) Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring" /></a></figure> Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus

Nudi Falls, Lembeh. This one is covered in yellow hydroids. I still need to find which species.

Decorator Crab - Achaeus spinosus Nudi Falls, Lembeh. A second pic of the same crab, In case you wonder the head and the two creamy-orange eyes are in the middle of the picture :-) Achaeus spinosus,Geotagged,Indonesia,Spring

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  1. Took me a long while to make sense of this scene, it's absolutely amazing! Posted 3 years ago
    1. They dress up in different types of hydroids! Is sometimes difficult to see their bodies :-) Posted 3 years ago

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''Achaeus spinosus'' is a small decapod which belongs to the large family of the Inachidae or the spider crabs.

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

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Uploaded Mar 22, 2019. Captured May 30, 2018 03:10 in Unnamed Road, Tandurusa, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm