Macrobrachium leptodactylus (De Man, 1892)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Palaemon pilimanus leptodactylus de Man, 1892 (original combination)


Considered a synonym of M. pilimanus by (Ou & Yeo, 1995).


Conservation Status

Extinct or invalid

Last record: 1888

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Java, Indonesia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

de Man, J. G. (1892). Decapoden des indischen Archipels. In: Weber, M. (ed.), Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise in Niederländisch Ost-Indien, 2: 265-527; Pls. XV-XXIX.

Other references:

Chace, F.A.Jr. and A.J. Bruce. 1993. The caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition 1907-1910, Part 6: Superfamily Palaemonoidea. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 543: 1-152.

De Grave, S.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden. 85(9): 195-589.

De Grave, S. and Wowor, D. (2013a). Macrobrachium leptodactylus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 14 July 2013.

De Grave, S. and Wowor, D. (2013b). Macrobrachium leptodactylus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T197874A2503535. Downloaded on 26 June 2021.

Ou, A. C. T. and Yeo, D. C. J. (1995). A new species of freshwater prawn, Macrobrachium platycheles (Decapoda: Caridea: Palaemonidae) from Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 43: 299-308.

WoRMS. (2021). Macrobrachium leptodactylus (de Man, 1892). Accessed at: on 2021-10-31


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