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Purse crab in Lembata, Indonesia

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Anyone know what kind of purse crab this is? They were either fighting or mating.

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I'd say a male & female either mating or the male carrying her around to make sure no other male can mate with her. Similar crabs are on the web as Leucosia pubescens - check out Teresa Zubi's site. In one of her shots both crabs are upside down & you can clearly see that one is male & one is female.

http://www.starfish.ch/Fotos/crustaceans-G...-pubescens3.jpg

http://www.starfish.ch/Fotos/crustaceans-G...-pubescens1.jpg

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Thank you, Leslie!

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