Lophozozymus pulchellus

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Lophozozymus pulchellus
Lophozozymus pulchellus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Infraorder: Brachyura
Family: Xanthidae
Genus: Lophozozymus
Species: L. pulchellus
Binomial name
Lophozozymus pulchellus
A. Milne-Edwards, 1867

Lophozozymus pulchellus is a species of crab in the family Xanthidae.[1]


The carapace contains some granular crests, and has a pattern of fine red lines. The anterior area of the dorsal surface of the carapace is somewhat granular. There is a large, transverse red band on the ambulatory legs. These legs are cylindrical in shape, the superior margin containing a fine crest.


This species is known to occur in:[2]


  1. ^ Peter Davie (2012). "Lophozozymus pulchellus". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Marine Species Identification Portal : Lophozozymus pulchellus". Species-identification.org. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 

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