Galene granulata   Miers  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Galenidae

Description
Crab with profusely granular surface. Three distinct teeth present on antero-lateral sides. Of the four frontal teeth, inner pair more prominent.


Synonym (s)
Galene granulata Miers, 1848
Galene granulata Chopra, 1935
Galene granulata Deb, 1994

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Hugli River Mouth INDIA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1925, 1928)

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

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