Lissocarcinus arkati   Kemp,  1923 (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Portunidae

Image copyrights: Doug Segar and Elaine Stamman Segar

Description
Dorsal surface of carapace covered with transverse ridges but the posterior part smooth. Chelipeds covered with ridges and granules. Front cut into two broad lobes besides the inner supra-orbital angles.


Synonym (s)
Lissocarcinus arkati Sakai, 1976

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• MADAGASCAR
• West Bengal, Sandheads INDIA (Record: 1922-1923)
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.16) (Long: 85.83) INDIA
• West Bengal (Lat: 21.63) (Long: 89.83) 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
  • Segar, DA and Segar, ES Coral Reef Creatures Available at - http://www.reefimages.com/
  • 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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