Oziothelphusa wagrakarowensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Malacostraca Decapoda Gecarcinucidae

Scientific Name: Oziothelphusa wagrakarowensis (Rathbun, 1904)
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: Vulnerable D2 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.
Listed as Vulnerable because all individuals are in two locations, and there is a threat of habitat loss due to development. It is not found in a protected area.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:India: Karnataka state: Bellary area, Wagrakarwar, Mysore; and tributary of Cauveri River, at Hunsur 50 km from Mysore on Madekeri -Mysore Rd. Localities probably 125 km apart.
Countries occurrence:
India (Karnataka)
Additional data:
Number of Locations:2
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Population [top]

Population:There is no information on population size, abundance, or trends.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:Found on the bank of a shallow (<30 cm) slow-flowing, rocky stream.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): The present and future threats to this species include human induced habitat loss/degradation due to population increases and industrial and agrarian development.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known to be in place for this species and it is not found in a protected area.

Citation: Esser, L. and Cumberlidge, N. 2008. Oziothelphusa wagrakarowensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T134603A3984945. . Downloaded on 20 September 2017.
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