General Description

Carapace yellow-brown, wider than long. Eyestalks long, usually projecting upward from the carapace for a better view. Up to 3 cm wide (carapace).


Southern Sentinel Crabs live in permanent burrows in mudflats. They are one of many crab species living on tropical mudflats, but one of only a few that live on mudflats in southern Australia.


South-eastern Australia.


In burrows on intertidal seagrass-covered mudflats.

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