WoRMS taxon details

Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775)

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

accepted
Species
Cancer messor Forskål, 1775 · unaccepted > superseded combination
Eurycarcinus messor (Forskål, 1775) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Grapsus (Pachygrapsus) aethiopicus Hilgendorf, 1869 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Grapsus gaimardi Audouin, 1826 · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Grapsus messor (Forskål, 1775) · unaccepted > superseded combination
Variety Metopograpsus messor var. frontalis Miers, 1880 accepted as Metopograpsus frontalis Miers, 1880 (unaccepted > superseded combination)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
(of Cancer messor Forskål, 1775) Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Description Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958).  
Description Tropical Indo-Pacific, also distributed in Australia in Kalk (1958). [details]
WoRMS (2022). Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=207536 on 2022-12-04
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
2020-07-25 15:50:57Z
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2022-11-17 03:08:34Z
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original description  (of Cancer messor Forskål, 1775) Forskål P. (1775). Descriptiones Animalium, Avium, Amphibiorum, Piscium, Insectorum, Vermium; quae in Itinere Orientali Observavit Petrus Forskål. Post Mortem Auctoris editit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia Medica Kahirina. Mölleri, Hafniae, 19 + xxxiv + 164 pp. , available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2088059 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Grapsus (Pachygrapsus) aethiopicus Hilgendorf, 1869) Hilgendorf, F. (1869). Crustaceen. In: Baron Carl Claus Von der Decken's Reisen in Ost-Afrika in den Jahren 1859–1865. Herausgegeben im Auftrage der Mutter des Reisenden Fürstin Adelheid von Pless. Wissenschaftlicher Theil. Dritter Band. Erste Abtheilung. C. F. Winter'sche, Leipzig und Heidelberg, pp. 69–116, 147, pls. 1–6.  [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Grapsus gaimardi Audouin, 1826) Audouin, V. (1826). Explication sommaire des planches de Crustacés de l'Égypte et de la Syrie, publiées par Jules-César Savigny, membre de l'Institut; offrant un exposé des caractères naturels des genres, avec la distinction des espèces. In: Savigny, J.C., Description de l'Égypte, ou recueil des observations et des recherches qui ont été faites en Égypte pendant l'expédition de l'armée française, publiée par les ordres de sa Majesté l'Empereur Napoléon le Grand. <em>Histoire naturelle. Imprimerie impériale, Paris. Animaux invertébrés.</em> 1(4): 77-98, pls. 1-13. [details]  OpenAccess publication 

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]   

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. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
    Definitions

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]