Parasesarma darwinense (Campbell, 1967)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Sesarma (Chiromantes) darwinensis Campbell, 1967 (original combination); Chiromanthes darwinensis (Campbell, 1967); Perisesarma darwinense (Campbell, 1967)


Conservation Status




Northern Territory & Queensland, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Campbell, B. M. (1967). The Australian Sesarminae (Crustacea: Brachyura): five species of Sesarma (Chiromantes). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 15(1): 1-19, pls. 1-5.

Other references:

Martin, Julie M. (2005). The distribution, abundance and trophic ecology of the fishes of Darwin Harbour mangrove habitats. PhD thesis, Charles Darwin University.

Ng, P.K.L, Guinot, D. & Davie, P.J.F. (2008). Systema Brachyurorum: Part I. An annotated checklist of extant brachyuran crabs of the world. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 17: 1-286.

Serène, R. (1975). Rediscovery of Neosarmatium malabaricum (Henderson, 1893) and Chiromanthes darwinensis Campbell, 1967. Spolia Zeylanica 33: 1-16, figs. 1-6, pls. 1-3.

Shahdadi, A. & Schubart, C.D. 2017, "Taxonomic review of Perisesarma (Decapoda: Brachyura: Sesarmidae) and closely related genera based on morphology and molecular phylogenetics: new classification, two new genera and the questionable phylogenetic value of the epibranchial tooth", Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol. 182, no. 3, pp. 517–548.

WoRMS. (2021a). Parasesarma darwinense (Campbell, 1967). Accessed at: on 2021-10-31

WoRMS. (2021b). Perisesarma darwinense (Campbell, 1967). Accessed at: on 2021-10-31


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