The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Gastroptychus perarmatus (Haig, 1968)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Rediscovered (1968 or before-2011 or before)



Gulf of California (northern), Mexico












Hendrickx, M. E. (2012). Squat lobsters (Crustacea: Decapoda: Galatheoidea and Chirostyloidea) collected during the TALUD XIV cruise in the Gulf of California, Mexico, and rediscovery of Gastroptychus perarmatus (Haig, 1968) in the eastern Pacific. Zootaxa 3418: 28-40.

Hendrickx, M. E., Hinojosa, A. and Ayón-Parente, M. (2013). In situ observations on the habitat and abundance of the squat lobster Gastroptychus perarmatus (Haig, 1968) (Crustacea: Decapoda: Chirostylidae) in the northern Gulf of California, Mexico. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(17): 5228-5236.


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