Pyxidognathus deianira   de Man  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Varunidae

Description
Carapace three-fourths as long as broad, smooth, H-shaped mark in its middle. Lower border of orbit, inner border of arm and wrist being denticulate. Second pair of legs longest while the fourth pair shortest.


Synonym (s)
Pyxidognathus deianira Tesch 1918
Pyxidognathus deianira de Man 1888

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Shibpur INDIA (Record: 27/01/1917)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA (Record: 1995)
• MYANMAR (Record: 1995)

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


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