Sesarma quadrata   Fabricius,  1798 (Crab)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class: Malacostraca
Order:Decapoda
Family:Sesarmidae

Description
Carapace deep, little convergent posteriorly. Front more than half the greatest breadth of carapace. Outer surface of arm, wrist and palm granular. Inner border of arm bears a large tooth.


Synonym (s)
Cancer quadratus Fabricius, 1798
Sesarma quadrata Chhapgar, 1957

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• West Bengal, Barrackpore INDIA (Record: 02/08/1909)
• West Bengal, Matla River INDIA (Record: 12/1916)
• Orissa INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh INDIA
• Kerala INDIA
• Maharashtra INDIA
• Andaman and Nicobar Islands INDIA
• PAKISTAN
• SRI LANKA
• MYANMAR

Literature Source(s)
  • Zoological Survey of India (Eds.) (1998) Fauna Of Mahanadi estuary, Orissa Estuarine ecosystem series no 3 ZSI, Kolkata 1-218 Available at - ZSI, Pune
  • Chhapgar, BF (1957) Marine crabs of Bombay state Contribution No. 1 of the Taraporevala Marine Biological Station Marine Biological Station, Department of fisheries, Bombay 89 pp 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
  • Ghosh, SK (1995) Crustacea: Decapoda: Grapsidae Estuarine ecosystem series, Part 2: Hugli Matla Estuary ZSI, Calcutta 229-248 Available at - NIO, Goa

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