Phalangipus hystrix   (Miers,  1886) (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Epialtidae

Description
Size: 10.3-30.4 mm.

Synonym (s)
Egeria investigatoris Alcock, 1895
Naxia hystrix Miers, 1886
Naxioides hystrix Takeda & Miyake, 1969

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Gulf of Mannar INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai Coast INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 9.9) (Long: 97.7) INDIA (Depth: 70 mts)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Lat: 14.11) (Long: 97.08) INDIA (Depth: 69-73 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Griffin, DJG (1974) Spider Crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Majidae) from the International Indian Ocean Expedition, 1963-1964 Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 182 12785 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
  • Marine Biological Station, Chennai, Tamil Nadu (2003) Checklist of marine fauna of Tamil Nadu Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu Available at - http://tnenvis.nic.in

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