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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostrata
  Photo by Tan Bee HongMud Feeder Crab
Ilyogynis
Family Ocypodidae

Order Decapoda


This small crab is very common in mangroves, found under logs, wood, large objects, etc. Its small size (maximum lcm width), dull and matt brown colour, flattened body and very small and delicate pincers are characteristic.
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre