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Title: Calappa exanthematosa Alcock & Anderson, 1894, as a valid species of box crab from the Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda: Calappidae)
Authors: Ng, P.K.L. 
Lai, J.C.Y. 
Ghotbeddin, N.
Safaie, M.
Keywords: Calappa exanthematosa
Calappidae
Crustacea
Indian Ocean
New status
Issue Date: 27-Sep-2011
Source: Ng, P.K.L.,Lai, J.C.Y.,Ghotbeddin, N.,Safaie, M. (2011-09-27). Calappa exanthematosa Alcock & Anderson, 1894, as a valid species of box crab from the Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda: Calappidae). Zootaxa (3042) : 1-14. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: The box crab Calappa exanthematosa Alcock & Anderson, 1894, originally described from the Bay of Bengal, has been synonymised under C. japonica Ortmann, 1892 (type locality Japan), since 1937. Comparisons of specimens from the Gulf of Oman and India reveal consistent differences in the live colour of material from the rest of the Indo-West Pacific region, carapace (general form, shape of lateral teeth, position of longitudinal gastro-cardiac grooves, structures of posterior region), pterygostomian lobe, chela, male abdominal somite 6, male telson and G1. Calappa exanthematosa is here recognised as a distinct species, redescribed, and illustrated. Copyright © 2011 · Magnolia Press.
Source Title: Zootaxa
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/100204
ISSN: 11755326
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