JungleDragon is a nature and wildlife community for photographers, travellers and anyone who loves nature. We're genuine, free, ad-free and beautiful.

Join

Trapezia tigrina Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh. Another pose of the same crab :-) Geotagged,Indonesia,Red Spotted Guard Crab,Spring,Trapezia tigrina Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Trapezia tigrina

Mandarin House Reef, Lembeh. Another pose of the same crab :-)

    comments (5)

  1. A beautiful shot, Marta! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! Posted one year ago
  2. Cute! It looks like it's waving at you. Posted one year ago
    1. Yes, in fact he is daring me "get closer and you will get pinced" haha :-D Posted one year ago
      1. Haha Posted one year ago

Sign in or Join in order to comment.

Carapace to 1.5 cm. Cream to pink with up to 150 bright red spots; six small-lobed teeth between eyes; lower claw edge smooth. Commensal with Acropora/Pocillopora branching corals. Use large claws to ward off coral predators. Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Japan and Hawaii.

Similar species: Ten-footed Crustaceans
Species identified by Patomarazul
View Patomarazul's profile

By Patomarazul

All rights reserved
Uploaded May 7, 2019. Captured May 30, 2018 12:33 in Unnamed Road, Pasirpanjang, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 14.41mm