WoRMS taxon details

Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775)

207536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:207536)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Description Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).  
Description Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
WoRMS (2018). Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775). Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207536 on 2018-08-19
Date
action
by
1997-02-13 09:54:01Z
created
2000-09-14 06:49:43Z
changed
Garcia, Maria
2010-02-25 16:05:29Z
changed

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basis of record Hartnoll, R.G. (1975). The Grapsidae and Ocypodidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) of Tanzania. J. Zool. London 177, 305-328 [details]   

additional source Liu J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record  (ofEurycarcinus messor (Forskål)) Ruwa, R.K. (1989). Macrofaunal composition and zonation on sandy beaches at Gazi, Kanamai and Malindi Bay, Kenya. Kenya Journal of Sciences (Series B) 10 (1-2): 31-45 [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Huang ZG. & Mak PMS. (1982). Studies on biofouling in Tolo Harbour. In: Morton B, editor. Proceedings of the first international marine biological workshop: The marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern China. Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: pp 767-787.  [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Description Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]

Remark A number of (eastern Indian Ocean?) records for this species were based on incorrectly identified material due to confusion with M. hukuhar (Owen 1839) and M. frontalis Miers 1880 (Al-Ghais & Cooper, 1996). [details]
 

LanguageName 
English alamihi  [details]
Hawaiian kūkūau  [details]
Japanese ハシリイワガニ  [details]