The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Rhipidogammarus rheophilus Stock & Sànchez, 1990



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Tenerife, Canary Islands, North Africa


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Stock, Jan H. and Sánchez, Elias. (1990). First record of Crustacea Malacostraca from fresh waters in the Canary Islands. Hydrobiologia 206(1): 53-59. [Abstract]


Other references:

Lüderitz, Volker et al. (2016). Freshwater endemic species and the ecological status of streams in the Canary Islands. Journal of Mediterranean Ecology 14: 45-54.


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