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(H. Milne Edwards, 1852)

Carapace with anterior margin almost straight; front narrow, narrowest between eyestalk bases, frontal groove absent or nearly so; antero-lateral margins short but distinct, finely serrate or beaded, exorbital tooth little produced, acute; suborbital crenellations low but separate and truncate, no tubercles on floor of orbit. Palm of major cheliped with inner face either finely granulate or covered with flat tubercles; outer face of immovable finger with longitudinal furrow, another short furrow can be present proximally below the first one; dactylus with two long and distinct longitudinal furrows; gape of female chelae almost always with a pair of enlarged teeth. Horny terminal endpiece of male first pleopod with anterior flange large, posterior ridge small; palp short, distal. (Türkay 1995)

Type locality: Samarang, Java.
Range: Madagascar - Nosy Bé (Lenz & Richters, 1881), Nosy Faly (Crosnier, 1965); India - Bimlipatam (Alcock, 1900b); West Malay Peninsula - Koh Surin (Frith & Frith, 1977); Sumatra - (Nobili, 1899), Simeuluë Island, Nias and Sibigo (Crane, 1975); Japan - Okinawa (Stimpson, 1858b, 1907), Ishigaki and Iriomote-jima (Yamaguchi & Takeda, 1973b), Ishigaki and Iriomote-jima (Sakai, 1976a), Ishigaki-jima (Crane, 1975, Miyake, 1983), Okukubi River, Okinawa (Shokita et al., 1998); Taiwan; China - Ningteh, Tsimei and Xiamen (Shen, 1940b), Guangdong (Dai & Yang, 1991); Philippines - Mindanao (Ortmann, 1894a), Cebu and Negros (Estampador, 1937), Zamboanga, Davao Gulf, Negros, Lubang, Cebu, Panay, Guimaras, Samar, Palawan and Lamao, Luzon (Crane, 1975); Sulu Archipelago - Jolo (Estampador, 1937), Tawitawi and Jolo (Crane, 1975); Palau (Sakai, 1939, Yamaguchi & Takeda, 1973b, Crane, 1975); Caroline Island - Yap (Sendler, 1923), Ponape (Crane, 1975); Indonesia - Samarang, Java (H. Milne Edwards, 1852), Celebes (de Man, 1892b), Java (Ortmann, 1894a), Pontianak (de Man, 1895a), Kema, Celebes (Schenkel, 1902), Samarinda, Borneo (Nobili, 1903), Makassar (Rathbun, 1910b), Lombok and Flores (Tesch, 1918a), Samarang, Jakarta, Parepare, Sagoe, Batjan, Ambon, and Kepulauan Aru (Crane, 1975); New Guinea - Merauke (Roux, 1917), Yapen, Mimika River, Hollandia Haven, and Madang (Crane, 1975); Solomon Islands (Crane, 1975); eastern Australia - Port Curtis (Grant & McCulloch, 1906), Thursday Island to Moreton Bay (Macnae, 1966), Cooktown (Crane, 1975); New Caledonia (A. Milne Edwards, 1873, Serène, 1973, Crane, 1975); Tahiti (Ortmann, 1894a).

Uca dussumieri