Lophozozymus pulchellusis commonly referred to as Pretty Reef Round Crabs, Pretty Xanthid 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.
Described from New Caledonia and recorded in numerous places in the Indo-West Pacific, including Red Sea, Zanzibar, Australia, Hawaii, and Japan. Also Europa, Seychelles, Australia, New Caledonia. Japan, Paracel, French Polynesia, Mayotte.
Found on hard bottom, rock and rubbles. Lophozozymus pulchellus, usually of small size. This crab is characterized by its live coloration with a reticulation of fine red lines on carapace and ambulatory legs are marked with transverse red bands.