Uca (Deltuca) dussumieri spinata   Crane  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Ocypodidae

Description
Color: Carapace is bluish-grey in life, large cheliped and walking legs pale yellow, young bright cobalt blue.

Carapace with short finely serrated antero-lateral margins, antero-lateral angle acute. Dorso-lateral margins converging. Tuberculate boss present on female carapace behind dorsolateral margins. Front with submarginal ridges well separated. Gonopod with large anterior flange and small posterior one. In large male distal structure of gonopod easily visible.


Synonym (s)
Uca (Deltuca) dussumieri spinata Crane 1975
Uca dussumieri dussumieri Chakraborty, et al. 1987

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Jharkhali INDIA (Record: 24/09/1984)
• West Bengal, Bakkhali INDIA (Record: 07/03/1985)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA (Record: 1995)
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA (Record: 1995)

Literature Source(s)
  • Bairagi, N (1995) Ocypodidae: Decapoda: Crustacea Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 263-287 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


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