Tiny species of terrestrial crab found climbing on trees in Hong Kong

Main report: New species of terrestrial crab found climbing on trees in Hong Kong
(Phys.org)
Other Reporting: Daily Mail
Scientific Paper: Zookeys    (Plazi Treatment)
New Taxa: Haberma tingkok
Species named for: Ting Kok mangrove area, which has been designated a "Site of Special Scientific Interest" in Hong Kong.
Categories: Crustaceans | New Species
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A new species of terrestrial crab has been found to climb trees on the eastern coast of Hong Kong. All specimens spotted during the survey have been collected at a height of approximately 1.5 – 1.8 m, walking on the bark of the branches at ebbing and low tides.

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