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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Metopograpsus messor (Forskål, 1775)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Cancer messor Forskål, 1775: 88.
Grapsus gaimardi Audouin, 1826: 82.
Grapsus Savignyi de Haan, 1833-1849 (1835): 59.
Grapsus messor Milne Edwards H., 1837: 88.
Grapsus (Pachygrapsus) aethiopicus Hilgendorf, 1869: 88, pl. 4, fig. 2.
Metopograpsus messor Kossmann, 1877: 57. -- Lenz & Richters, 1881: 425. -- de Man, 1888d: 361, pl. 15, fig. 6. -- Ortmann, 1894a: 701. -- Alcock, 1900b: 397. -- Lenz, 1905: 369. -- Nobili, 1906c: 155. -- Rathbun, 1906: 839. -- Bouvier, 1915b: 304. -- Tesch, 1918a: 79. -- Balss, 1922c. -- Edmondson, 1923: 10. -- Rathbun, 1924c: 13. -- Sakai, 1939: 654, pl. 107, fig. 3. -- Stephensen, 1945: 195, fig. 59E-G. -- Lin, 1949: 28. -- Barnard, 1950: 118, figs 22a, 23e, 24c. -- Chhapgar, 1957b: 54, pl. B, fig. 4, pl. 15 n-q. -- Holthuis, 1958: 51. -- Chang, 1963. -- Crosnier, 1965: 23, figs 19, 26. -- Hartnoll, 1975: 307, table 1. -- Sakai, 1976a: 633, pl. 216, fig. 2. -- Hwang & Yu, 1980. -- Miyake, 1983: 173, pl. 58, fig. 4. -- Fukui et al., 1989. -- Chang & Chen, 1992. -- Wada, 1995: fig. 21-294B. -- Cooper, 1997: 165. -- Jeng et al., 1997. -- Muraoka, 1998: 51.
Metopograpsus thukuhar (not Owen, 1839) Edmondson, 1959: 166, fig. 6b, 7c.

Non Metopograpsus messor -- Edmondson, 1959: 165, figs 6a, 7a-b.
= Metopograpsus thukuhar (Owen, 1839).

Hashiri-ìwagani [Japanese]
iwagani, Hashiri- [Japanese]

Metopograpsus messor