Also known as Flamed Box Crab, Flame Streaked Box Crab, Shame-faced Crab.
Found on sandy bottoms where they can burrow into the sand for protection over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on the hermit crab - Pagurus pollicaris
Length - 11cm
Depth - 0-260m
Widespread Western Atlantic
Box crab are named because of the way they can tuck their legs into their bodies giving the appearance of a neat box. Shame-faced is from the way their claws fold in in front of their face, as if hiding it in shame. Ref: x