Periclimenes (Harpilius) demani   Kemp,  1915 (Shrimp)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Malacostraca

Rostrum with 7-9 dorsal teeth (2 post orbital) and 1-3 ventral teeth; carapace with supra orbital spine and hepatic spine; distal spine of antennal scale projecting very slightly beyond end of lamella, a spine or tooth at the distal end of lower border of merus and carpus of 2nd pereopods; dactyli of last 3 pereopods simple; the anterior of the two pairs of spines of telson in the proximal half of the telson.

Synonym (s)
Periclimenes(Ancylocaris) demani Kemp, 1922
Periclimenes demani Kemp, 1915
Periclimenes (Harpilius) demani Holthius, 1952

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats



• Orissa, Kalijai INDIA (Record: 27/11/1985)

Literature Source(s)
  • Kensley, B (1981) On the Zoogeography of Southern Afrian Decapod Crustacea, with a distributional checklist of the species Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 338 23377 Available at - NIO, RC Kochi
  • Reddy, KN (1995) Crustacea: Decapoda Wetland ecosystem series 1: Fauna of Chilika lake ZSI, Calcutta 367-389 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -

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