Charybdis (Goniohellenus) vadorum   Alcock,  1899 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Portunidae

Description
Carapace depressed and covered with short fine hairs. Length of carapace half or slightly more than half of its greatest breadth. Last spine of the antero-lateral border longer than the others.


Synonym (s)
Charybdis (Goniohellenus) hoplites var. vadorum Alcock, 1899
Charybdis (Goniohellenus) vadorum Chopra, 1935

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Persian Gulf
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1922-1923)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA
• West Bengal, South 24 Parganas INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Bhadra, S (1995) Portunidae: Decapoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 249-262 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi NC (2007) Brachyuran diversity in coastal ecosystems of Tamil Nadu Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 4(2) 169-192 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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