Colorful New Crab Discovered In The Philippines

A new kind of freshwater crab has been discovered on the Philippine island of Palawan. The purple crustacean, called Insulamon Palawanense, is one of four new 1-2 inch wide species in this genus.

German study author Hendrik Freitag says the brilliant color on this inch wide creatures may not serve a purpose more complex than recognition for others of its kind.  Continue reading “Colorful New Crab Discovered In The Philippines”