Lambrus (Platylambrus) prensor   Herbst  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Parthenopidae

Description
Size: Length of carapace 30 mm; breadth of carapace 37 mm

Color: Carapace pink, the edges of the fingers of the chelipeds chocolate brown

The carapace is broadly triangular with one median and two lateral carinae. The infra-orbital lobe is entire and strongly produced at the inner angle to form a spiny plainly visible from above on either side of the rostrum. The surfaces of the chelipeds are smooth. The anterior male abdominal appendage is broad, squat, and blunt tipped; the tip bears numerous spinules at its extremity


Synonym (s)
Lambrus prensor Walker, 1890
Lambrus (Platylambrus) prensor Alcock, 1895

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Udvada INDIA
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA
• Pinang MALAYSIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• Orissa INDIA
• Orissa, Ganjam INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Chennai INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• Arakan Coast MYANMAR

Literature Source(s)
  • Chhapgar, BF (1957) Marine crabs of Bombay state Contribution No. 1 of the Taraporevala Marine Biological Station Marine Biological Station, Department of fisheries, Bombay 89 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-11-15

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