Perbrinckia gabadagei Bahir & Ng, 2005



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1996

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Sri Lanka


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Bahir, M.M. & 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., Ng, P.K.L., Crandall, K. & 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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