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Cave Fauna of Waigeo

November 19, 2007

Charon grayi

Charon grayi (Amblypygi), found in the waigeo caves and also collected in the forest. (C. Rahmadi)

The crabs

The orange crab, unidentified, are found in the largest cave in Waigeo. The legspan reach 10 cm and produce a orange SHIT in stalagmit. (C. Rahmadi)

Crabs 2

Sesarmoides sp, an abundant crabs in the caves (C. Rahmadi)

Theraphosidae

Theraposid spider, found in cave with a huge bat guano. They live under the stones (C. Rahmadi)

Isopods carpet

The isopods are very abundant in the cave floor (C. Rahmadi)

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