Allogalathea elegans, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
A squat lobster with egg shaped body, mostly with longitudinal stripes, and long front legs with claws. Colour may vary according to host crinoid, in the fronds of which it is most often found.
Max Size: 2 cm
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (100% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.