|Kingdom Animale | Phylum Arthropoda | Subphylum Crustacea | Class Malacostrata|
This crab is common in granite breakwaters and rocky areas. They have a diagnostic polka-dotted belly. They feed on shellfish, and are mainly nocturnal. (Width up to 8cm).
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