Achaeus japonicus de Haan 1839
orang utan crab min common
Achaeus japonicus, orang utan crab

family Majidae

The orang utan crab, Achaeus japonicus, is a small decorator crab. It is covered in red hair. It is usually found in Indonesia & the Philippines. It was first recorded at Julian Rocks in June 2007 (JN) and was not reported again until October 2008 (RP).

Distribution =   Indonesia & Philippines
Max size =   carapace < 2cms