Caridina dennerli von Rintelen & Cai, 2009

Sulawesi cardinal shrimp, White glove shrimp



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Possibly extinct in the wild

Last wild record: 2013

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct in the Wild)



Sulawesi, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

von Rintelen, K. and Cai, Y. 2009. Radiation of endemic species flocks in ancient lakes: Systematic revision of the freshwater shrimp Caridina H. Milne Edawrds, 1837 (Crustacea: Decapoda: Atyidae) from the ancient lakes of Sulawesi, Indonesia, with the description of eight new species. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 57: 343-352.


Other references:

Herder, F., Schliewen, U.K., Geiger, M.F., Hadiaty, R.K., Gray, S.M., McKinnon, J.S., Walter, R.P. and Pfaender, J. 2012. Alien invasion in Wallace's Dreamponds: records of the hybridogenic" flowerhorn" cichlid in Lake Matano, with an annotated checklist of fish species introduced to the Malili Lakes system in Sulawesi. Aquatic Invasions 7(4).

von Rintelen, K. (2018). Caridina dennerli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T198055A109683594. Downloaded on 12 July 2021.


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