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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Lybia tessellata (Latreille, 1812)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Grapsus tessellata Latreille, 1812: 275.
Melia tessellata Latreille, 1828: 705. -- Milne Edwards H., 1836-1844 (1842): pl. 15, figs 3, 3a. -- Dana, 1852c: 242. -- Dana, 1855: pl. 14, fig. 1a-d. -- Hoffmann, 1874: 39. -- Richters, 1880: 140, 150, pl. 16, figs 19-22. -- de Man, 1888d: 326. -- Borradaile, 1902b: 250, fig. 49. -- Lenz, 1905: 358. -- Bouvier, 1915b: 263.
Melia (= Lybia) tessellata Milne Edwards H., 1834: 431, pl. 18, figs 8-9.
Melia tesselata (sic) Ortmann, 1893b: 476. -- Borradaile, 1900: 580.
Lybia tessellata Rathbun, 1904b: 102. -- Nobili, 1906b: 296. -- Rathbun, 1911: 236. -- Barnard, 1950: 249, fig. 46a-b. -- Sankarankutty, 1961b: 131, fig. 2A-B. -- Michel, 1964: 27. -- Guinot, 1964b: 100. -- Sankarankutty, 1966b: 51. -- Guinot, 1967a: 274. -- Sakai, 1967: 78. -- Serène, 1968: 88. -- Kensley, 1970: 104. -- Ooishi, 1970: 93, pl. 15, fig. 5. -- Guinot, 1976: 70, figs 17D, 18E, 19C, 20E-H, 22D, pl. 2, fig. 6. -- Takeda & Miyake, 1976: 109. -- Sakai, 1976a: 504, pl. 180, fig. 1. -- Peyrot-Clausade, 1977a: 27. -- Thomassin, 1978: 64. -- Kensley, 1981b: 44. -- Miyake, 1983: 128, pl. 43, fig. 4. -- Serène, 1984: 28, fig. 3, pl. 1D-E. -- Takeda, 1989: 161. -- Dai & Yang, 1991: 379, fig. 184(2), pl. 51(1). -- Jeng, 1994b. -- Yu et al., 1996. -- Jeng, 1997. -- Jeng, 1998. -- Muraoka, 1998: 45.
Lybia (Melia) tesellata Klunzinger, 1913: 280.
Lybia tesselata (sic) Balss, 1938a: 71. -- Ward, 1939: 10. -- Holthuis, 1953: 23.

Non Lybia tesselata -- Rathbun, 1906: 866. -- Edmondson, 1923: 21.
= Lybia edmondsoni Takeda & Miyake, 1970.

Non Lybia tessellata -- Edmondson, 1925: 40. -- Edmondson, 1946: 302, fig. 181b. -- Edmondson, 1962a: 303, fig. 33. -- Tinker, 1965: 116.
= Lybia edmondsoni Takeda & Miyake, 1970.

Kinchaku-gani [Japanese]

Lybia tessellata