Porcellana gravelei   Sankolli  (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Porcellanidae

Description
Carapace almost smooth except for mats of hairs on some areas, regions not prominently accentulated; chelipeds rather hairy, upper surface not sculptured with ridges and tubercles but with distinct rugae.


Synonym (s)
Pachycheles sp. Gravely, 1927
Porcellana gravelei Sankolli, 1963

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Maharashtra, Ratnagiri INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • 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
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org

Page last updated on:2010-11-12

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