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Alcockdromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered after roughly two centuries.

 

Distribution

Mauritius

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

McLay, Colin L. (2019). Rediscovery of the sponge crab Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Dromiidae) at Mauritius, with the description of a new genus and the confirmation of an unusual seaweed-carrying camouflage mode. Journal of Crustacean Biology. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruz085 [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/25114/alcockdromia-fallax

 

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