Euxanthus exsculptusis commonly referred to as Rough Round Crab, Lumpy rock crab. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Resembling a small lumpy rock, this slow moving crab is sometimes seen among coral rubble and near reefs. 'Exsculptus' means 'carved' in Latin. Can be found in shallow water.
Host/prey of Loxothylacus echioides Boschma, 1940 Feedingtype: parasitic, Stage: adult
Cancer exsculptus Herbst, 1790
Cancer mamillatus H. Milne Edwards, 1834
Cancer melissa Herbst, 1801
Euryetisus deplanatus Cano, 1889
Euxanthus nitidus Dana, 1852
Euxanthus punctatus A. Milne-Edwards, 1865
Xantho (Euxanthus) nitidus Dana, 1852