Perbrinckia gabadagei Bahir & Ng, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bahir, M. M. and Ng, P. K. L. (2005). Descriptions of ten new species of freshwater crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Parathelphusidae: Ceylonthelphusa, Mahatha, Perbrinckia) from Sri Lanka. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement No. 12: 47-75.


Other references:

Bahir, M. M. and Gabadage, D. E. (2012). Taxonomy and Conservation Status of the Freshwater Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda) in Sri Lanka, pp. 58-64. In: The National Red List 2012 of Sri Lanka: Conservation Status of the Fauna and Flora. Weerakoon, D. K. and Wijesundara, S. (eds.). Ministry of Environment, Colombo, Sri Lanka. viii + 476 pp.

Bahir, M. M., Ng, P. K. L., Crandall, K. and Pethiyagoda, R. (2005). A conservation assessment of the freshwater crabs of Sri Lanka. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 12: 121 - 126.

Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N. (2008). Perbrinckia gabadagei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T61726A12547200. Downloaded on 25 December 2015.

Klause, S., Brandis, D., Ng, P. K. L., Yeo, D. C. J. and Schubart, C.D. (In press). Phylogeny and Biogeography of Asian Freshwater Crabs of the family Gecarcinucidae (Brachyura: Potamoidea). Crustacean Issues.


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