Rhinolambrus bispinosus   Rathbun,  1902 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Parthenopidae

Description
The upper side of the hand consists of only one lobe.

Carapace triangular usually as long as broad, with a broad projecting some what declivous rostrum and a very distinct post-ocular constriction. Surface of carapace very commonly spiny and granular.


Synonym (s)
Lambrus (Rhinolambrus) bispinosus Rathbun, 1902

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Sandy

Biogeography


• Lakshadweep INDIA
• MALDIVES
• 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
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.
  • 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:2010-11-16

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