Elephantis natalensis (Bouvier, 1925)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Caridina africana De Man in Weber, 1897:170; Caridina africana natalensis Bouvier, 1925; (original combination); Caridina natalensis (Bouvier, 1925); Caridina nilotica Barnard, 1950:662

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1895

Rediscovered in 2004

IUCN RedList status: Least Concern

 

Distribution

Africa (South Africa & Madagascar)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Bouvier, E. L. (1925). Recherches sur la morphologie, les variations, la distribution géographique des crevettes de la famille des Atyidae. Encyclopédie entomologique 4: 1-370, 761 figs.


Other references:

Barnard, K. H. (1950). Descriptive catalogue of South African Decapod Crustacea. Annals of the South African Museum 38: 1-864, figs. 861-154.

Castelin, Magalie, Marquet, Gerard and Klotz, Werner. (2013). Elephantis, a new genus for Caridina natalensis Bouvier, 1925 from eastern rivers of Madagascar. Zootaxa 3702(6): 573-586.

De Grave, S. and Klotz, W. (2013). Caridina natalensis. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 30 August 2013.

De Man in: Weber, M. (1897) Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Fauna von Süd-Afrika. Ergebnisse einer Reise von Prof. Max Weber im Jahre 1894. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abtheilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Thiere 10: 135-200, Plate 15.

Lenz, H. (1912). Afrikanische Crustaceen aus schwedischen Sammlungen. Arkiv für Zoologi 7: 1-10.

Richard J. and Clark, P. F. (2009). African Caridina (Crustacea: Decapoda: Caridea: Atyidae): redescriptions of C. africana Kingsley, 1882, C. togoensis Hilgendorf, 1893, C. natalensis Bouvier, 1925 and C. roubaudi Bouvier, 1925 with descriptions of 14 new species. Zootaxa 1995: 1-75.

 

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