Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Pseudothelphusidae

Scientific Name: Guinotia dentata
Species Authority: (Latreille, 1825)
Pseudothelphusa tenuipes Pocock, 1889
Taxonomic Notes: Subfamily Pseudothelphusinae; tribe Kingsleyini.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Cumberlidge, N.
Reviewer(s): Magalhaes, C. and McIvor, A.
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category and there are no known long-term threats.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Lesser Antilles, West Indies: St. Vincent, Dominica, Martinique, Guadaloupe.
Countries occurrence:
Dominica; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Saint Lucia
Upper elevation limit (metres): 457
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Population [top]

Population: This is an abundant species found in the major river systems of more than one country, but its distribution is fragmented and its populations are isolated because they are found on different islands.
Current Population Trend: Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Streams and rivers in the highland areas of the islands of the Lesser Antilles.
Systems: Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat destruction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: This species is found in a protected area on Dominica.

Citation: Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Guinotia dentata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T134595A3983694. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.
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