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(H. Milne Edwards, 1834)

The dorsal surface of the carapace and the supero-external surface of the chelipeds appear granular to the unaided eye. The external face of the cheliped palm has a longitudinal furrow. The external face of the cheliped palm is regularly granular and bears three longitudinal furrows; the chelipeds are subequal. (Serène, 1984)

Type locality: Mauritius.
Range: Zanzibar (Lenz, 1905); Mozambique Island (Barnard, 1950); Ile Europa (Serène, 1984); Comoros (Serène, 1984); Madagascar - Nosy Bé, Tuléar and Fort-Dauphin (Serène, 1984); Mauritius (H. Milne Edwards, 1834, Bouvier, 1915b, Michel, 1964); Seychelles (Rathbun, 1911); India - Madras Coast (Alcock, 1898); Sri Lanka (Alcock, 1898); Chagos Archipelago (Rathbun, 1911); Andaman Islands (Alcock, 1898); Sumatra - Banda Aceh; Christmas Island; Japan - Tanabe (Yokoya, 1933), Okinawa and Ogasawara-shoto (Sakai, 1939), Hachijo-jima (Sakai, 1954), Tanabe Bay, Amami-shoto, Yaeyama-retto, and Ogasawara-shoto (Sakai, 1976a), Ashizuri-misaki and Yoron-jima (Muraoka, 1998); Taiwan - Su-ao (Lin, 1949); China - Paracel Islands and Hainan Island (Dai & Yang, 1991); Palau (Takeda, 1976a); Indonesia - Edam Island and Noordwachter Island (de Man, 1887d), west Celebes; Solomon Islands - Guadalcanal Island (Takeda & Nunomura, 1976); New Caledonia - Ile des Pins (Takeda & Nunomura, 1976); Vanuatu - Tanna (Sendler, 1923); Samoa - Tutuila and Upolu (Dana, 1852); Hawaiian Islands (Rathbun, 1906); Line Islands - Palmyra and Tabuaeran (Edmondson, 1923); Society or Tuamotu (Dana, 1852); Kermadec Islands - Sunday Island (Chilton, 1911).

Xanthias lamarcki