Family Eriphiidae - stone and mud crabs

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Malacostraca
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  No. of Species in Ref
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9
  Environment
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
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Ref..   De Grave, S., N. Dean Pentcheff, S.T. Ahyong, T.-Y. Chan, K.A. Crandall, P.C. Dworschak, D.L. Felder, R.M. Feldmann, C.H.J.M. Fransen, L.Y.D. Goulding, R. Lemaitre, M.E.Y. Low, J.W. Martin, P.K.L. Ng, C.E. Schweitzer and S.H. … Tan 2009
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Also Ref. 3477. Carapace hexagonal, transversely, rectangular to transversely ovate; dorsal surface ridged or granulose; frontal margin notched medially; 4 teeth and/or lobes on each anterolateral margin. Legs normal. Longitudinal ridges which define efferent respiratory current well developed along entire endostome, ridges visible on anterior part of endostome when mouthparts pushed aside. All male abdominal segments distinct, movable. Male first gonopod stout, almost straight or gently curved; male second gonopod elongate, longer or subequal in length to male first gonopod (Ref. 343).
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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]                       
Glossary
                    [ e.g. cephalopods]


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