Metaplax intermedia   de Man,  1888 (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Varunidae

Description
Inner end of orbit provided with a series of 5 or 6 little even teeth. Dactylus of male larger chelipeds having a lobe on its cutting edge and fixed finger is broad.


Synonym (s)
Metaplax intermedius de Man, 1888
Metaplax intermedia Chakraborty, Choudhury & Deb, 1986

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Nurpur INDIA (Record: 07/12/1983)
• West Bengal, Sundarbans, Chhota Mollakhali INDIA (Record: 12/09/1984)
• West Bengal, Jharkhali INDIA (Record: 20/05/1985)
• West Bengal, Sagar Island INDIA (Record: 23/12/1987)
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.16) (Long: 85.83) INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 89.83) INDIA
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Medinipur 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
  • Ghosh, SK (1995) Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsidae Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 229-248 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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