Eumunida funambulus   Gordan,  1930 (Lobster)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Chirostylidae

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Description
Size: 66 mm (male), 56 mm (female).

Palm is longer than the dactylus. The two spines on the merus of the external maxilliped are prominent. Spines present on the propodite of the walking legs.


Synonym (s)
Eumunida (Eumunida) funambulus Gordon, 1930
Eumunida smithii Parisi, 1917
Eumunida funambulus Gordon, 1929
Eumunida funambulus Van Dam, 1933

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Demersal

Biogeography


• Arabian Sea INDIA
• Kerala, Kochi INDIA
• Kerala, Off Alleppey (Lat: 9.41) (Long: 75.66) INDIA (Depth: -338.32 mts)
• Maharashtra, Mumbai INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • George, MJ and Rao, PV (1966) On some Decapod Crustaceans from the south-west coast of India Proceedings of Symposium on Crustacea Marine Biological Association of India, Mandapam Camp Part-I 327-336 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
  • Sealifebase Available at - http://www.sealifebase.org/

Page last updated on:2010-11-09

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