Polyonyx hendersoni   Southwell,  1909 (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Porcellanidae

Description
Size: 4-6.5 mm (male), 3.5-4 mm (non-ovigerous female), 5.75-8 mm (ovigerous female).

Color: Varying shades of dark red; light brown to greenish brown.


Synonym (s)
Polyonyx tuberculosus Henderson, 1893

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Coastal

Biogeography


• West Coast INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri, Mirkarwada INDIA
• Maharashtra, Malvan INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pamban INDIA
• Gujarat, Okha INDIA
• SRI LANKA

Literature Source(s)
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Siddiqui, FA and Kazmi, QB (2003) A checklist of marine anomurans (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Pakistan, northern Arabian Sea Memoirs of Museum Victoria 60(1) 87-89 Available at - http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/memoirs/docs/60_1_Feroz.pdf
  • Sankolli, KN (1966) On the Porcellanidae (Crustacea-Anomura) of Ratnagiri along the west coast of India Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 295-313 Available at - NIO, Goa

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