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Japanese Spider Crabs

Macrocheira kaempferi (Temminck 1836)

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Macrocheira kaempferi (Japanese Spider Crabs) is a species of decapods in the family Inachidae. They are native to the Palearctic. They are solitary detritivores. Individuals can grow to 2.5 m. They have parental care (female provides care).

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Japanese spider crabs. View this species on GBIF