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(White, 1847)

Lateral margin of the carapace entire; free edges of the postfrontal lobes sharp. Postfrontal region smooth, without ridges or markings. A narrow pubescent area along the anterior side near the lower margin of the propodus of the second and third ambulatory legs. Chitinous projection of the male pleopod obliquely T-shaped, distal, margin curved and serrated. (Davie 1997)

Range: India - Kolak and Umarsadi (Chhapgar, 1957); Sri Lanka; Mergui Archipelago (Alcock, 1900b); Japan - Iriomote-jima (Sakai, 1980, 1983), Okukubi River, Okinawa (Shokita et al., 1998), Ginowan, Okinawa (Shokita et al., 2000); China - Hainan Island (Dai & Song, 1977, Dai & Yang, 1991); Thailand - Songkhla (Lanchester, 1902); Singapore; Indonesia - Ambon (de Man, 1888d), Sorong, Irian Jaya (Rathbun, 1910b), Bay of Bima, Donggala, and Buru (Tesch, 1918a); New Guinea (Nobili, 1905); New Caledonia (A. Milne Edwards, 1867).

Metopograpsus latifrons