Metasesarma rousseauxii   H. Milne-Edwards,  1853 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Sesarmidae

Description
Carapace deep, eye naked, lateral side without any tooth. Front more than half the greatest breadth of carapace. Gastric and cardiac region separated by a semilunar groove. Legs unarmed, third pair longest.


Synonym (s)
Sesarma aubryi de Man, 1888
Metasesarma rousseauii Tweedie, 1947

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• Lakshadweep, Minicoy Island INDIA
• SRI LANKA
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.16) (Long: 85.83) INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 89.83) 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
  • Das, AK and Roy, MKD (1989) A general account of the mangrove fauna of Andaman and Nicobar islands Fauna of conservation areas Zoological survey of India 1-152 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

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