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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Telmessus cheiragonus (Tilesius, 1812)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Cancer cheiragonus Tilesius, 1815: 347, pl. 7, fig. 1.
Telmessus serratus White, 1846a: 497. -- Dana, 1852c: 303. -- Dana, 1855: pl. 18, fig. 8a-c.
Platycorystes ambiguus Brandt, 1848.
Cheiragonus hippocarcinoides Brandt, 1851.
Platycorystes cheiragonus Brandt, 1851.
Telmessus cheiragonus Benedict, 1892: 224, pl. 25, figs 2-4. -- Schmitt, 1921: 235, fig. 139. -- Rathbun, 1930: 150, fig. 21. -- Urita, 1936: 84. -- Sakai, 1939: 435. -- Kamita, 1941b: 108, fig. 55. -- Urita, 1942: 61. -- Kim, 1970: 12. -- Kim, 1973: 338, 620, pl. 80, fig. 85a-b. -- Sakai, 1976a: 314, pl. 105. -- Suzuki S., 1979: 313. -- Miyake, 1983: 71, pl. 24, fig. 2. -- Komai et al., 1992: 200(list). -- Wada, 1995: 391, pl. 105, fig. 6. -- Muraoka, 1998: 32.
Cheiragonus cheiragonus Ortmann, 1893b: 420(part).

Non Cheiragonus cheiragonus -- Ortmann, 1893b: 420(part).
= Telmessus acutidens (Stimpson, 1858).

Non Telmessus cheiragonus -- Parisi, 1916: 189(part). -- Balss, 1922c: 98(part). -- Yokoya, 1928: 771. -- Sakai, 1936b: 140, fig. 66.
= Telmessus acutidens (Stimpson, 1858).

Helmet crab [English]
Kurigani [Japanese]

Helmet crab (Telmessus cheiragonus)