Metopograpsus thukuhar   (Owen,  1839) (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Grapsidae

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Description

Synonym (s)
Grapsus thukuhar Owen, 1839
Metopograpsus eydouxi H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Metopograpsus intermedius H. Milne Edwards, 1853
Pachygrapsus parallelus Randall, 1840

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Chakaria Sundarban BANGLADESH
• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Simoes, N; Apel, M and David, AJ (2001) Intertidal habitats and decapod faunal assemblages (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Socotra Island, Republic of Yemen Hydrobiologia Kluwer Academic Publishers 449 81-97
  • Siddiqui Mohammad Ziaul Huda and Zafar Mohammad (2003) New records of grapsid crabs from the Chakaria Sundarban area of Bangladesh Pakistan Journal of Marine Sciences 12(2) 151-158 Available at - Zoological Records (Bangladesh marine)
  • Kensley, B (1981) On the Zoogeography of Southern Afrian Decapod Crustacea, with a distributional checklist of the species Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 338 23377 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi NC (2007) Brachyuran diversity in coastal ecosystems of Tamil Nadu Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 4(2) 169-192 Available at - NIO,Goa

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