Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Gecarcinucidae

Scientific Name: Spiralothelphusa wuellerstorfi
Species Authority: (Heller, 1862)
Parathelphusa innominata Fernando, 1960
Thelphusa corrugata Heller, 1865
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).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N.
Reviewer(s): Ng, P. and McIvor, A.
This species is known only from two localities in India. It is listed here as Data Deficient in view of the absence of further information on its extent of occurrence, ecological requirements, population size, population trends, and long-term threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: India: Malabar coast and Nicobar, southern India.
Countries occurrence:
India (Nicobar Is.)
Number of Locations: 2
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Population [top]

Population: No information available.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Unknown.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Unknown.

Citation: Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Spiralothelphusa wuellerstorfi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T134188A3916593. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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