Similar to C.rugosus
Distribution: East Africa, Indo-Pacific.
Size: Length of the front part of cephalothorax (head) up to 15 mm. Medium to large, he will use shells up to 40 mm opening.
Location: Coastal forests.
Colour: dark brown to black.
Food and feeding: Omnivorous, makes an excellent reptile cage cleaner, symbionic with reptiles. Supplement with occasional fruits and vegetables.
Behaviour: Similar to C. Cavipes.
Basic care: Température 20/26 ° C. Humidity 70/80 %. He will hide under pieces of plants for molting. If not bought as as reptile cage cleaner, diet should be for 80 % vegetables or fruits, and 20 % meat-based.
Sources: Milne Edwards (1837) - Haig (1984) - Natutral History Museum and Institute, Chiba - Nakasone (2001)