Christmas Island red crab (Gecarcoidea natalis)

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Christmas Island red crab fact file

Christmas Island red crab description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassMalacostraca
OrderDecapoda
FamilyGecarcinidae
GenusGecarcoidea (1)

Information on the Christmas Island red crab is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Red crab.
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Christmas Island red crab status

This species has not yet been classified by the IUCN.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
arkive@wildscreen.org.uk

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References

  1. UNEP-WCMC (May, 2010)
    http://www.unep-wcmc.org
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Christmas Island red crabs on migration  
Christmas Island red crabs on migration

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