Karkinos are a species of semi-sentient, gigantic crabs.
The Karkinos are crab-like natives of the planet Karankelos . They generally stand 12 meters tall and are 13 meters long. They have no real government, but there is a sort of heirarchy among them. They are all willing to for the strongest and/or largest male. Their armor is extremely thick, almost bullet proof, and they even shrug off attacks from lower powered plasma and other DEW weapons. Their thick armor also allows them to survive the extreme conditions of their home world.
Karkini have inhabited Karankelos since its discovery in 7,000,000 BCE. Karkinos are prized by the Te'an for their military applications. They are useful for manual labor, and are very useful infantry units, easily smashing through armored columns.