Litocheira setosa   (Milne-Edwards)  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Litocheiridae

Description
Size: Length of carapace 11 mm; breadth of carapace 13.1 mm; breadth of front: 4.1 mm

Color: Dirty white. Fingers white

This species is distinguished by the antero-lateral borders being arched and cut into two teeth.
The anterior male abdominal appendages are bent at the tip, which bears a few hairs on its outer border and a few minute spinules on the inner border.


Synonym (s)
Litocheira setosa Alcock, 1900

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andamans INDIA
• Mergui 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:2010-11-16

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