New ‘Harry Potter’ crab species casts a spell

Meet Harryplax severus Jose C. E. Mendoza Harryplax severus A newly-discovered species of crab that lives in coral rubble off the coast of Guam. There’s a new crab in town, and it’s no muggle. A paper published Monday in ZooKeys described the recently identified crab Harryplax severus, named after two Harry Potter characters. At just one…