Trapezia flavopunctatais commonly referred to as Yellow-Spotted Guard 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.
Trapezia flavopunctata, commonly known as the Yellow-Spotted Guard Crab, is red in colour with numerous pale to yellow spots. This species is commensal to Pocillopora corals . The small crab (size to 2,5 cm) use their claws to ward off coral predators.
Trapezia latifrons A. Milne-Edwards, 1867