Sesarma longipes   Krauss  1843 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Sesarmidae

Image copyrights: Stefano Cannicci

Description
Lateral border of carapace divergent posteriorly and cut into one tooth. Outer surface of wrist, both surfaces of palm, lower border of fixed finger with granules. Upper border of arm ends acutely. Legs uneven, 3rd pair being more than 2 1/2 times the length of carapace.


Synonym (s)
Sesarma longipes Krauss 1843
Sesarma longipes Chakraborty, Choudhury & Deb 1986

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Matla River INDIA (Record: 11/03/1985)
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA (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
  • East African mangroves Koedam, N Available at - http://www.dbag.unifi.it/mangroves/

Page last updated on:2009-06-01

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