Litocheria setosa   A. Milne Edwards  1873 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Goneplacidae

Description
Length of carapace about two thirds the greatest breadth of the carapace and equal to the extent of the fronto-orbital border. Anterolateral borders with two distinct, though blunt teeth.

Length of the carapace about two-thirds its breadth and equal to the extent of the fronto-orbital border. The anterolateral borders are cut into 2 blunt teeth besides the blunt orbital angle. Chelipeds less than twice the length of the carapace and shorter than the legs, unarmed except for an indistinct blunt tooth near the far end of the upper border of the arm, inner angle of wrist dentiform. Legs unarmed.


Synonym (s)
Carcinoplax setosa A. Milne Edwards 1873

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Red Sea
• MAURITIUS
• INDIA

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

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