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Lady Crab

Scientific Name
Charybdis japonica
Scientific Author
(A. Milne-Edwards, 1861)
Taxonomy
Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Portunidae

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Photo of preserved specimen from Adelaide, Australia
Source
Peter Davie Queensland Museum
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Diagnostic Notes

Description: carapace hexagonal and pilose; chela propodus with 5 spines on upper surface (including spine at carpus articulation;

Size: to 80 mm wide.

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Specimen Contact
Gary Poore
Author
Dane, E. & Poore, G.C.B.
Created
10/06/2008 03:56 AEST
Last Updated
13/06/2008 16:54 AEST
Citation
Dane, E. & Poore, G.C.B. (2008) Lady Crab (Charybdis japonica) Updated on 6/13/2008 4:54:39 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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