What is spider crab?

  • (noun): Any of numerous crabs with very long legs and small triangular bodies.

Spider Crab

The term spider crab can refer to various species of crab in the superfamily Majoidea. See crab spider for spiders of the Thomisidae family.

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Spider Crab
... The term spider crab can refer to various species of crab in the superfamily Majoidea ... See crab spider for spiders of the Thomisidae family ... Japanese spider crab (Macrocheira kaempferi), the largest living species of crab, found on the bottom of the Pacific Ocean Libinia emarginata, the portly spider crab, a species of crab found in estuarine ...

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