Pyxidognathus fluviatilis   Alcock,  1895 (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Varunidae

Description
Three terminal joints more compressed and posterior border of merus of legs with a single spine.


Synonym (s)
Pyxidognathus fluviatilis Alcock, 1900
Pyxidognathus fluviatilis Tesch, 1918

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA (Record: 22/07/1918)
• West Bengal, Nadia INDIA
• BANGLADESH
• West Bengal, Majerchar INDIA (Record: 14/08/1988)
• West Bengal, Kolkata INDIA
• West Bengal, North 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA
• West Bengal, Hugli Estuary 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, 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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