Fauna Sinica Invertebrata (Vol.30) :Arthropoda Crustacea : Brachyura :Marine Primitive Crabs

中国动物志-无脊椎动物 第三十卷-节肢动物门-甲壳动物亚门-短尾次目-海洋低等蟹类

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Author: Chen Huilian and Sun Haibao
Language: Chinese
2002; Hardcover;185x260mm;597 pages + 16 plates, 237 figs

Table of Contents

The Chinese crab fauna described in this volume are mostly of tropical and subtropical nature. Of 212 species, those of the family Leucosiidae are most abundant, with 104 species making up almost one half of the total fauna; of the Dromiidae, 25 species; Dorippidae, 20 species; Calappidae, 18 species. The number of species decreases northward from the South China Sea to the Bohai Sea. The present volume deals with the sections Dromiacea, Archaeobrachyura, and Eubrachyura (Part) of the China Seas. Materials are based on collections made by the Institute of Oceanology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Qingdao) since the 1950's. A total of 212 species belonging to 12 families and 81 genera, 15 species are recorded for the first time from Chinese waters, 7 species are new to science. All species are described and keys to all taxonomic categories are given.


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