New Purple Crab Species Found

Insulamon palawanense are tiny fresh water crustaceans that burrow under boulders and roots in streams, feeding on dead plants, fruits, carrion and small animals in the water at night. posted on

Found only in small, ecosystems in the Palawan island group in the Philippines. US-based Conservation International lists the Philippines as one of 17 countries that harbours most of Earth’s plant and animal life.

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