Face-banded Crab (Perisesarma sp.)
Mandai Mangrove, 4th October 2012
The Face-banded Crabs of Mandai Mangrove (and other mangrove habitats of Singapore) are among several mangrove inhabitants discussed at the upcoming 2013 Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat Workshop.
The presentations at this workshop will showcase the interdisciplinary importance of Mandai, and include botany, ecology, seagrass, crabs, bivalves, insects, birds, geography, geomorphology, sea level rise, biochemistry and management. More information about the programme is available here.
There are two species of Face-banded Crab in Singapore mangroves: Perisesarma indiarum and Perisesarma eumolpe.
- Wild Fact Sheets
- The Tidechaser: Sesarmid Crabs (Phylum Arthropoda: Family Sesarmidae) of Singapore
- Evidence for carotenoid pigments in the facial bands of two mangrove crab species from Singapore
- Sound production and reception in mangrove crabs Perisesarma spp. (Brachyura: Sesarmidae)