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Alcockdromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812:276)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Dromia fallax Latreille in Milbert, 1812:276; Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812:276)

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered after roughly two centuries.

 

Distribution

Mauritius

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Latreille, P. A. (1812). Crustacés et Insectes, In: Milbert,J., Voyage pittoresque à l’Île-de-France, au Cap de Bonne-Espérance et à l’Île de Ténérie, Vol. 2. A. Nepveu, Paris.


Other references:

McLay, Colin L. (2019). Rediscovery of the sponge crab Cryptodromia fallax (Latreille in Milbert, 1812) (Decapoda: Brachyura: Dromiidae) at Mauritius, with the description of a new genus and the confirmation of an unusual seaweed-carrying camouflage mode. Journal of Crustacean Biology 40(1):82-88. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jcbiol/ruz085

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/25114/alcockdromia-fallax

 

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