Ptychognathus altimanus   (Rathbun,  1914) (Crab)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Varunidae

Image copyright: Hsi-Te Shih

Description

Synonym (s)
Varuna altimanus Rathbun, 1914

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Pichavaram INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • (1998) Marine crabs of India National Institute of Oceanography Available at - NCL, Pune
  • Sethuramalingam, S and Khan, SA Brachyuran crabs of Parangipettai coast 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
  • Soundarapandian,P; John Samuel,N; Ravichandran,S and Kannupandi,T (2008) Biodiversity of crabs in the Pichavaram Mangrove environment, South East Coast of India International Journal of Zoological Research CASMB, Parangipettai, Tamil Nadu 4(2) 113-118 Available at - http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=ijzr.2008.113.118&linkid=pdf
  • Balasubramanyan, K (1994) Micro-invertebrate benthic fauna of Pichavaram mangroves Conservation of mangrove forest genetic resources: A training manual Available at - http://idl-bnc.idrc.ca/dspace/bitstream/10625/33954/1/118818.pdf
  • Roy, MKD and Nandi NC (2007) Brachyuran diversity in coastal ecosystems of Tamil Nadu Journal of Environment and Sociobiology Social Environmental and Biological Association, Kolkata, India 4(2) 169-192 Available at - NIO,Goa
  • Shih, H-T Checklist of Taiwanese crabs Dept. Life Science, National Chung-Hsing University Available at - http://web.nchu.edu.tw/~htshih/SHIH_e.html

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