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Louisea edeaensis (Bott, 1969)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last Record: 1910

Rediscovered in (year?)

 

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Cameroon

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bott, R. (1969). Adaptation, Evolution und Besiedlungsgeschichte der Süßwasserkrabben der Erde. Natur und Museum 99: 266-275.

 

Other references:

Cumberlidge, N. (1994). Louisea, a new genus of fresh-water crab (Brachyura, Potamoidea, Potamonautidae) Globonautes macropus edeaensis Bott, 1969 from Cameroon. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 107(1): 122-131.

Cumberlidge, N. (1997). The African and Madagascan freshwater crabs in the Museum of Natural History, Vienna (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura: Potamoidea). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 99(B): 571-589.

Cumberlidge, N. (1999). The freshwater crabs of West Africa. Family Potamonautidae. Institut de récherche pour le développement (IRD), Paris, Paris.

Cumberlidge, N. (2008). Louisea edeaensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T12383A3339062. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T12383A3339062.en. Downloaded on 10 February 2017.

Mvogo Ndongo, P. A., von Rintelen, T. and Cumberlidge, N. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the endemic Cameroonian freshwater crab genus Louisea Cumberlidge, 1994 (Crustacea, Decapoda, Brachyura, Potamonautidae), with descriptions of two new species from Nkongsamba and Yabassi. ZooKeys 881: 135-164.

Ndongo, Pierre A. Mvogo et al. (2017). New data on the taxonomy, ecology, and conservation of the rediscovered Louisea edeaensis (Bott, 1969) (Brachyura: Potamoidea: Potamonautidae), an endangered freshwater crab from Cameroon. Zootaxa 4231(2): 273-280. [Abstract]

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/21953/louisea-edeaensis

 

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