Paramedaeus globosus Serène & Vadon, 1981
photo by Ng Kee Lin, Peter

Family:  Xanthidae (stone and mud crabs)
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; marine; depth range 80 - 288 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: Philippines, New Caledonia and Loyalty Islands.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Members of the order Decapoda are mostly gonochoric. Mating behavior: Precopulatory courtship ritual is common (through olfactory and tactile cues); usually indirect sperm transfer (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Pan-Saniano, Marianne - 11.08.10
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 24.02.15

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