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Indopinnixa shellorum, A new species of crab described from Singapore!

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Indopinnixa shellorum, A new species of crab described from Singapore!


A new crab species described from Singapore by our resident crab taxonomist, Professor Peter Ng (Head, Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum)! Described as Indopinnixa shellorum, they live in close association with sipunculan worms. This crab is also tiny, measuring only 4 mm across! It is no wonder why they have evaded detection for years, even