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Freshwater crabs and the biodiversity crisis: Importance, threats, status, and conservation challenges
Freshwater ecosystems in the tropics host a diverse endemic fauna including freshwater crabs, but the rapid loss and deterioration of habitat means that many species are now under imminent threat.Expand
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Freshwater prawns of the genus Macrobrachium Bate, 1868 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Palaemonidae) of Colombia
A review of the species of freshwater prawns belonging to the genus Macrobrachium in Colombia is presented. According to the study, the genus Macrobrachium comprises 20 species for Colombia. TheExpand
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A cladistic revision of the genus Fredius (Crustacea: Decapoda: Pseudothelphusidae) and its significance to the biogeography of the Guianan lowlands of South America
A revision of the cladistic analysis presented by Rodriguez and Pereira (1992) for the species of the genus Fredius Pretzmann, 1967 (Pseudothelphusidae), was carried out using additional species andExpand
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Diversity, Distribution and Conservation of Freshwater Crabs and Shrimps in South America
South America has a huge diversity of freshwater decapods that occupy a variety of ecosystems including major rivers, lakes, wetlands, and mountain streams. Although large areas of the continent’sExpand
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FRESHWATER SHRIMPS OF THE COLOMBIAN TRIBUTARIES OF THE AMAZON AND ORINOCO RIVERS (PALAEMONIDAE, EURYRHYNCHIDAE, SERGESTIDAE)
A review of freshwater shrimps belonging to the genera Palaemonetes,Pseudopalaemon, Euryrhynchus and Acetes of the Colombian tributaries of theAmazon and Orinoco Rivers is presented. The speciesExpand
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TWO NEW FRESHWATER CRABS OF THE GENUS PTYCHOPHALLUS SMALLEY, 1964 (CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA: BRACHYURA: PSEUDOTHELPHUSIDAE) FROM PANAMA, WITH NOTES ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE GENUS
—Two new species of freshwater crabs of the genus Ptychophallus Smalley, from Panama, P. uncinatus and P. kuna, are described and illustrated. The addition of these two species means the genus nowExpand
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Two New Species Of Freshwater Crabs Of The Genus Chaceus Pretzmann, 1965 From The Serrania De Perija Of Colombia (Crustacea : Decapoda : Pseudothelphusidae)
Two new species of the genus Chaceus Pretzmann, 1965, C. curumanensis and C. ibiricensis, are described and illustrated. The description of these two new species brings to nine the total number ofExpand
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A NEW FRESHWATER CRAB OF THE GENUS NEOSTRENGERIA PRETZMANN, 1965, FROM COLOMBIA (CRUSTACEA : DECAPODA : BRACHYURA : PSEUDOTHELPHUSIDAE), WITH A KEY TO THE SPECIES OF THE GENUS
A new species of freshwater crab of the pseudothelphusid genus Neostrengeria Pretzmann, 1965, A^. perijaensis, is described and illustrated. This discovery means the genus now contains a total of 17Expand
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Neostrengeria Binderi, A New Species Of Pseudothelphusid Crab From The Eastern Andes Of Colombia (Crustacea : Decapoda : Brachyura)
—A new species of freshwater crab of the genus Neostrengeria Pretzmann, 1965, N. binderi, is described from Alto de Cunday, Tolima Department, Colombia. The addition of this new species brings to 18Expand
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