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#1 BrianM

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 02:43 PM

I noticed a few of these coral crabs in Manado, Indonesia and thought that the colours and patterns would make it easy to identify the species. Here's a couple of examples. Please let me know if you can help indentify the species.

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Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:00 PM

Nice photos Brian, I hadn't noticed how lovely their legs are before. I think it's the Red-Fingered Coral Crab - Tetralia rubridactyla

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#3 BrianM

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Posted 29 December 2012 - 01:11 AM

Thanks Kaj. I thought the patterns on the legs looked different to Tetralia rubridactyla that I've seen elsewhere
Maybe the Manado variety just have fancy leg patterns.
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