Trapezia lutea Castro, 1997

Devi, S. Suvarna, Mendoza, Jose C. E., Ravinesh, R., Idress Babu, K. K., Kumar, A. Biju & Ng, Peter K. L., 2019, On a collection of brachyuran crabs from Lakshadweep, Indian Ocean (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura), Zootaxa 4613 (3), pp. 477-501: 485

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4613.3.4

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Trapezia lutea Castro, 1997
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Trapezia lutea Castro, 1997  *

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Material examined. 1 male (12.6 x 10.8 mm) ( DABFUK), Bitra, 13 May 2015  .

Remarks. Trapezia lutea  is superficially similar to Trapezia cymodoce (Herbst, 1801)  and many old records of the latter species will need to be checked (see Castro 1997). Both species have a wide Indo-West Pacific distribution and can occur together in the same reef. Trapezia lutea  is recorded for the first time from India.