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A New Species of Himalayapotamon pretzmann, 1966 (Decapoda : Brachyura : Potamidae : Potaminae) from Western Himalaya, India


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A new species of potamid crab of the genus Himalayapotamon Pretzmann, 1966 from Jammu and Kashmir is described in this paper with illustrations. A key to all the 14 species reported so far has been provided. All the related species of the genus has been compared with Himalayapotamon pretzmanni sp. nov.

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Crustacea, Decapoda, Himalayapotamon pretzmanni, New Species, India, Description.
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  • A New Species of Himalayapotamon pretzmann, 1966 (Decapoda : Brachyura : Potamidae : Potaminae) from Western Himalaya, India

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Santanu Mitra
Crustacea Division, Zoological Survey of India, Fire Proof Spirit Building, 27 Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Kolkata-700016, West Bengal, India

Abstract


A new species of potamid crab of the genus Himalayapotamon Pretzmann, 1966 from Jammu and Kashmir is described in this paper with illustrations. A key to all the 14 species reported so far has been provided. All the related species of the genus has been compared with Himalayapotamon pretzmanni sp. nov.

Keywords


Crustacea, Decapoda, Himalayapotamon pretzmanni, New Species, India, Description.

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