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(H. Milne Edwards, 1834)

The carapace is slightly convex dorsally and flat medially; it is covered with a mosaic of tubercles, closely confluent, petaloid on the margins and with the centre slightly raised; all have blunt aspects; the furrows separating the regions are narrow and feebly demarcated. Attains 19.7 mm carapace breadth (1.3 times broader than long). Male chelipeds with black colouration of fixed finger not extending backwards onto palm. (Davie 1997)

Type locality: unknown.
Range: Red Sea (A. Milne Edwards, 1865, Odhner, 1925, Guinot, 1976, Serène, 1984); Suez (Klunzinger, 1913, Guinot, 1976, Serène, 1984); Gulf of Aden - Djibouti (Odhner, 1925); Mozambique - Delagoa Bay (Barnard, 1950); South Africa - Umhloti River mouth (Stebbing, 1905), off Umhloti River, Umtwalumi River (Barnard, 1950); Mozambique (A. Milne Edwards, 1865, Hilgendorf, 1879, Odhner, 1925); Madagascar - Nosy Faly, Majunga, Tany Kely and north-west coast (Serène, 1984); Seychelles (Rathbun, 1911); Mauritius (A. Milne Edwards, 1865, Michel, 1964); Saya de Malha Bank (Rathbun, 1911); Cargados Carajos Islands (Rathbun, 1911); Persian Gulf (Alcock, 1898); Pakistan - Karachi (Alcock, 1898); India - Tuticorin, Rameswaram and Madras (Henderson, 1893), Ganjam Coast (Alcock, 1898), Okha (Chhapgar, 1957); Sri Lanka (Alcock, 1898); Mergui Archipelago (Alcock, 1898); Strait of Malacca (Alcock, 1898); Taiwan - Taiwan Strait (Odhner, 1925), Tingch'ieting (Lin, 1949); China - Hong Kong (Alcock, 1898, Odhner, 1925), Pingtan, Fujian Province (Shen, 1940b), Guangdong, Fujian and Zhejiang (Dai & Yang, 1991); Macclesfield Bank (Odhner, 1925); Sulu Archipelago - Jolo (Odhner, 1925); north Borneo (Odhner, 1925); Indonesia - Ternate (de Man, 1902a), Kepulauan Kai (Odhner, 1925); Torres Strait (Miers, 1886); Australia - (Alcock, 1898), Swan River, W. A. (White, 1848), Cape Jaubert (Rathbun, 1924c), Shark Bay, W. Australia (Odhner, 1925), off Cape York (Miers, 1886), Port Denison, Queensland (Haswell, 1882c), Port Stephens (Haswell, 1882c), Port Jackson, N.S.W. (A. Milne Edwards, 1865, Haswell, 1882c), Moreton Bay (Campbell & Stephenson, 1970); New Caledonia (A. Milne Edwards, 1873, Odhner, 1925); between high and low tidal marks.

Actaea savignyii