A field guide to Kenyan mangroves

Animals of the landward mangroves

see also the trees associated with this part of the forest

Large crabs: Cardisoma carnifex, Neosarmatium meinerti (Both construct large burrows)
Medium crabs: Sesarma (Chiromantes) euilmene, Sesarma (Chiromantes) ortmanni
Small crabs: Uca annulipes, Uca inversa (both are fiddler crabs)
Other animals: Snails: Terebralia palustris, Cerithidea decollata; Bees



Landward - Mid-forest- Seaside


all text and photographs copyrightę 2002-2016 David Gillikin and Anouk Verheyden
Created 28 August 2001

Updated June 24, 2016