Parapanope hextii   (Alcock)  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Galenidae

Description
Thin, hexagonal and moderately broad convex crab. Regions distinct, their summits finely granular under soft hairs. Front bilaminar, square. Antero-lateral sides thin, four lobed, last lobe large, horizontal, long, spine-like. Chelipeds slightly unequal.


Synonym (s)
Hoploxanthus hextii Alcock, 1898
Parapanope hextii Guinot, 1985

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Nicobar Islands INDIA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1923)

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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