|Scientific Name:||Heterothelphusa fatum|
|Species Authority:||Ng, 1997|
|Taxonomic Notes:||This species was formerly included in the Parathelphusidae but has recently been reassigned to the Gecarcinucidae; Parathelphusidae is now regarded as a junior synonym of Gecarcinucidae (Klause et al. in press).
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Vulnerable D2 ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N.|
|Reviewer(s):||Ng, P. and Yeo, D. and McIvor, A.|
Listed as Vulnerable under D2 as this species is known from only two locations and there are threats from collection for the aquarium trade. Its extent of occurrence is less than 2,000 km² and all individuals are in two localities in two countries.
|Range Description:||Malaysia: Endemic to northern Kelantan (Malaysia). Thailand: Also found in immediately adjacent parts of southern Thailand near Sungai Golok Town (06°05'30.5"N 101°57'18.2"E).|
Native:Malaysia (Peninsular Malaysia); Thailand
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|Population:||There is no information on population size, abundance, or trends.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||Primarily aquatic. Living in slow-flowing lowland streams under rocks, vegetation, leaf litter and debris.|
|Major Threat(s):||Water pollution and habitat loss/degradation. Also collected for aquarium trade.|
|Conservation Actions:||Conservation of forests and monitoring of pollution levels in its range.|
|Citation:||Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Heterothelphusa fatum. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 November 2014.|
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