Pachycheles rudisis commonly referred to as Thickclaw Porcelain 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.
Pachycheles rudis are often found in male-female pairs in holes.This species is commonly known as Thickclaw Porcelain Crab has thick chelae of unequal size . Colour is dull brown, often mottled with gray.
This porcelain crab is sometimes parasitized by the bopyrid isopod Aporobopyrus muguensis (reduces fecundity by about 50%).