The general appearance anatomy and habits of this crab are described briefly. The main part of the paper is devoted to a description of the very remarkable respiratory system which is more highly modified for aerial respiration than any other decapod crustacean. The relation of this form to the hermit crabs is pointed out.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Nutting, C. C.
"The Robber Crab (Birgus latro) with Special Reference to Its Respiratory System,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 32(1), 441-441.
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