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Heart Crab

Photo 1: Heart Crab from Willow Point.


Heart Crab: Phyllolithodes papillosus

This crab is an extremely rare find. It gets its name from the heart-shaped pattern on its carapace. It is a lithodid crab. As seen in the picture above, the legs are covered with spines.











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