Carcinoplax indica Doflein, 1904



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Great Nicobar Island, Japan & Suez Canal, Panama


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Doflein, F. (1904). Brachyura. In: Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Tiefsee-Expedition auf dem Dampfer 'Valdivia' 1898–1899. Band VI. Gustav Fischer, Jena, xiv + 314 pp., 58 pls.

Other references:

Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. China Science Press. 1267 pp.

Takeda, M. and Yanagisawa, F. (1985). Rediscovery of two Carcinoplax crabs in the Kumanonada Sea, East of the Kii Peninsula, Central Japan, with notes on distribution of the related species. Bulletin of the Biogeographical Society of Japan 8: 57-62. [Abstract]

WoRMS (2021). Carcinoplax indica Doflein, 1904. Accessed at: on 2021-10-31


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