Sesarma (Sesarma) minuta   de Man  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Sesarmidae

Dorsal view of the female with abdomen extended

Description
Size (female): Length of carapace: 2.5 mm; breadth of carapace: 3.2 mm.

Color: Lemon yellowish.

This species can be distinguished by its minute size, the carapace being broader than long. The upper border of the palm of the chelipeds has no longitudinal pectinated crest. The posterior borders of the meropodites of the legs are serrated near the carpus.


Synonym (s)
Sesarma(Sesarma)minuta Tesch, 1917

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA

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:2010-11-18

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