Liomera rubra   (A. Milne Edwards,  1865) (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Xanthidae

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Description
The carapace and thoracic legs of this species are microscopically granulated. All the areole are well separated by distinct grooves, which are mostly whitish in color. The third and fourth antero-lateral teeth are prominent and obtusely pointed; the second tooth also moderately pointed. Of the areolae of carapace, 2 L and 4 L are respectively mounted with an obtuse tubercle. 2 P is not interrupted in the middle.


Synonym (s)
Carpilodes ruber A. Milne-Edwards, 1865
Carpilodes coccineus Rathbun, 1906
Carpilodes rubra A. Milne-Edwards, 1865

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Reef Associated

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Red Sea
• MAURITIUS

Literature Source(s)
  • Jeyabaskaran, R; Wafar, S and Wafar, M (2002) CD on Brachyuran Crabs of West Coast, India Available at - http://www.nio.org/Biology/brachyuran/index.html
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Stender, GK and Stender, YO Marinelifephotography.com Available at - http://www.marinelifephotography.com/
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-11-16

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