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Potamonautes dubius (Brito-Capello, 1864)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Potamonautes bayonianus dubius Bott, 1955

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1890

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient

 

Distribution

Cunene (=Kunene) River, Angola & Namibia

 

Biology

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Brito-Capello, F. (1864). Descripcao de tres especies novas de Crustaceos da Africa occidental e Observacioes acerca do Penoeus Bocagei JOHNSON, especie nova dos mares de Portugal. Mem. Aca. Real Sci. Lisboa 3(2): 1-11.

 

Other references:

Bott, R. (1955). Die Süßwasserkrabben von Afrika (Crust., Decap.) und ihre Stammesgeschichte. Annales du Musée du Congo belge (Tervuren, Belgique) C-Zoologie 3(3)(3(1)): 209-352.

Cumberlidge, N. (2008). Potamonautes dubius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T64382A12765028. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T64382A12765028.en . Downloaded on 15 October 2015.

Cumberlidge, N. and Daniels, S. R. (2007). A conservation assessment of the freshwater crabs of southern Africa (Brachyura: Potamonautidae). African Journal of Ecology Published article online: 8-Aug-2007.

Cumberlidge, N. and Tavares, M. (2006). Remarks on the freshwater crabs of Angola, Southwestern Africa, with the description of Potamonautes kensleyi, new species (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Potamonautidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology 26(2): 248-257.

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