Macrobrachium hirtimanus Olivier, 1811:663

Betangue prawn

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Palaemon hirtimanus Olivier, 1811

 

Conservation Status

Last record 1980 or later

IUCN RedList Endangered

 

Distribution

Mascarenes (waters between Réunion and Mauritius)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

The Turin Museum had specimens of this species in 1952 (Holthuis, 1952). However, whether or not the museum still has specimens is unclear.

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Olivier, A.G., 1811. Suite de l'Introduction à l'Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Palèmon. In: Olivier, A.G., Encyclopédie Méthodique. Histoire Naturelle. Insectes, volume 8: 656-670. H. Agasse, Imprimeur-Libraire, Paris.

 

Other references:

De Grave, S. (2013a). Macrobrachium hirtimanus. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 14 July 2013.

De Grave, S. (2013b). Macrobrachium hirtimanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T197879A2503622. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-1.RLTS.T197879A2503622.en. Downloaded on 31 October 2021.

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.

Holthuis, L. B. (1952). On some Indo-west Pacific Palaemoninae (Crustacea Decapoda Caridea). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 31(18): 201–211.

Keith, P. (2002). Freshwater fish and decapod crustacean populations on Reunion Island, with an assessment of species introductions. Bull. Fr. Pêche Piscic. (2002) 364 : 97-107 DOI: 10.1051/kmae:2002005.

Keith, P., Marquet, G., Valade, P., Bosc, P. and Vigneux, E. (2006). Atlas des poissons et des crustacés d'eau douce des Comores, Mascareignes et Seychelles Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Publications scientifiques du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

Keith, P. and Vigneux, E. (2000). First capture of Macrobrachium lepidactylus (Hilgendorf, 1879) (PALAEMONIDAE) on Reunion Island, followed by a commentary on Macrobrachium hirtimanus (Olivier, 1811). Crustaceana 73(2): 215-222. [Abstract]

WoRMS. (2021). Macrobrachium hirtimanus (Olivier, 1811). Accessed at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=220136 on 2021-10-31

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/1744/macrobrachium-hirtimanus-betangue-prawn

 

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