Diversity and distribution of porcelain crabs of Gujarat, India

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Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Bhavnagar


Present paper reports four species of porcelain crabs in three genera from the Gujarat coast, India. Ancylocheles gravelei (Sankolli, 1963), Pisidia dehaanii (Krauss, 1843), P. gordoni (Johnson, 1970) and Polyonyx hendersoni Southwell, 1909 are reported from the Gujarat coast for the first time. Twelve porcellanid species are known from the Gujarat coast, including four species reported in this paper.


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