Aegla expansa Jara, 1992



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Extinct in the wild



Concepcion, Chile


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Jara, Carlos G. (1992). Aegla expansa, new species (Crustacea: Decapoda: Anomura: Aeglidae), from the lower Bio-Bio river basin, Concepcion, Chile. Gayana Zoologia 56(1-2): 49-57.


Other references:

Pérez-Losada, Marcos, Jara, C. G., Bond-Buckup, G. and Crandall, K. A. (2002). Conservation phylogenetics of Chilean freshwater crabs Aegla (Anomura, Aeglidae): assigning priorities for aquatic habitat protection. Biological Conservation 105: 345-353.


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