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Thread: ID the crab

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    Can anyone help me identify this species of mangrove crabs. It is stunning and everywhere in thesse parts

    http://www.vianica.com/animals/crustacean/crabs/74
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    The picture you found look similar no doubt but no other pic of the species do. Might it have the wrong idenity in your pic? On the other hand their seem to be big local variation in the species.
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    Yeah. I noticed the same. I will keep looking.
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    Thanks. An ID would be very appriciated. It is a stunning crab. more so than the pic shows. will try to get my own. the claws are bright yellow, the shell black with spots in the same bright yellow.
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    I am drawing a blank. The only thing I can find that is close is that one. Sorry. :( I have tried every approach I can think of. Maybe someone else can figure it out. Would there be a zoo or university there that may know?
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    Might have to contact the university in Leon.

    But this is nicaragua. There is always a good chance that it is an undescribed species.

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    Anytime! I am just sorry I could not provide better info.
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    You tried. thats what count
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    Bump to see if anyone else can help with this.
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