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American lady crab, lady crab, calico crab, Ovalipes ocellatus(noun)
brightly spotted crab of sandy beaches of the Atlantic coast of the United States
Ovalipes ocellatus is a species of crab from eastern North America, known as the lady crab, calico crab or ocellated crab. It has a shell 3 in long and only slightly wider, which is covered in clusters of purple spots. It occurs from Canada to Georgia, and lives mainly on molluscs, such as the Atlantic surf clam.
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