Scopimera globosa   (De Haan,  1835) (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Dotillidae

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Description
Carapace posteriorly divergent and with tubercles. Front bluntly pointed and narrow. Lateral margin of carapace finely crenulated. 3rd maxillipeds bulge strongly. Ischium longer than merus. Tympana present on outer side of merus. 4th and 5th abdominal segments of male combined together. Orbits with strong dorsal inclination, upper orbital margins end with a blunt extra-orbital tooth.


Synonym (s)
Ocypode (Scopimera) globosa De Haan, 1835
Scopimera globosa Wada, 1981
Scopimera tuberculata Stimpson, 1858

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Muddy, Coastal

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Sundarban Tiger Reserve Area INDIA (Record: 13/09/1983)
• 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)
  • 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
  • Aquamuseum.net Available at - http://www.aquamuseum.net/index.html
  • 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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