A field guide to Kenyan mangroves

 

Sesarma impressum H. Milne Edwards, 1837

Family: Sesarmidae

 

Zone: Ceriops tagal and mixed zones of creek mangroves (Hartnoll, 1975).

Habitat: ???.

Food: ???

Ecological notes: Rare (Hartnoll, 1975).

Distinguishing characteristics: ???

Geographical range: Tanzania (Hartnoll, 1975), Fiji (Mclay & Ryan, 1990), ???

References:

Cannicci, S., F. Dahdouh-Guebas and L. Montemagno, 1993. "Field Keys for Kenyan Mangrove Crabs." Museo Zoologico "La Specola", Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica dell'UniversitÓ Degli Studi di Firenze, Via Romana 17, I-50125 Firenze, Italia.

Hartnoll, R.G., 1975. "The Grapsidae and Ocypodidae (Decapoda: Brachyura) of Tanzania." J. Zool. Lond. 177:305-328.

MCLAY CL, RYAN PA, 1990. THE TERRESTRIAL CRABS SESARMA-(SESARMOPS)-IMPRESSUM AND GEOGRAPSUS-CRINIPES (BRACHYURA, GRAPSIDAE, SESARMINAE) RECORDED FROM THE FIJI IS. JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF NEW ZEALAND 20 (1): 107-118.

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