Metopograpsus thukuhar   (Owen,  1839) (Crab)
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Class: Malacostraca

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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



• 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 -
  • 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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