Heteropanope neolaevis   Deb,  1998 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Pilumnidae

Description
Color: Dark brown

Crab small, convex, broadly hexagonal in shape, surface covered with minute granules and short hairs, front bilobed, horizontal, sharp edged, smooth, rounded outer corners. Antero-lateral teeth 4 in numbers, 1st and 2nd teeth low, edges crenulate, last two teeth spine-tipped, a granular transverse raised ridge extends on middle of carapace from the last tooth. Chelopeds markedly unequal. Outer surfaces of smaller hand granular.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Matla River INDIA (Record: 1915)
• West Bengal, Kachuberia INDIA (Record: 16/06/1976)
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.16) (Long: 85.83) INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 89.83) INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Deb, M (1995) Crustacea: Xanthidae Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 217-228 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi, NC (2008) Checklist and distribution of Brachyuran crabs of West Bengal, India Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 5(2) 191-214 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Roy, MK (2010) Diversity and Distribution of Crustacea Fauna in wetlands of West Bengal Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 7(2) 147-187 Available at - NIO,Goa

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