Pagurus carpoforaminatus   (Alcock,  1905) (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Paguridae

Description
When alive, they are light brown in color and formalin preserved specimens appear yellow.

Found to occupy the shells of Nassa dorsata.

Synonym (s)
Eupagurus carpoforaminatus Alcock, 1905
Pagurus carpoforaminatus Sarojini and Nagabhushanam, 1968

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast INDIA
• West Coast, Malabar INDIA
• SRI LANKA

Literature Source(s)
  • Ajmalkhan, S (1992) Hermit crabs of Parangipettai Coast CASMB, Parangipettai, India. p 39 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:2010-11-04

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