Freshwater decapods of Puerto Rico: a checklist and reports of new localities

TitleFreshwater decapods of Puerto Rico: a checklist and reports of new localities
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsPerez-Reyes, O, Crowl, TA, Hernández-García, PJ, Ledesma-Fusté, R, Villar-Fornes, FA, Covich, AP
JournalZootaxa
Volume3717
Issue3
Pagination329–344
Accession NumberLUQ.1271
KeywordsAtya, Caribbean, Distribution, Epilobocera, Jonga, Macrobrachium, Micratya, Potimirim, Puerto Rico, taxonomic key, Xiphocaris
AbstractAn updated checklist of the freshwater decapod species of Puerto Rico is presented based on records of shrimp and crab species whose presence has been confirmed in Puerto Rico as a result of extensive field collections, examination of carcinological collections, literature review, and personal communications from researchers. The freshwater decapods fauna of Puerto Rico consists of 18 species of shrimps belonging to eight genera and three families, and one species of crab belonging to the family Pseudothelphusidae.
DOI10.11646/zootaxa.3717.3.3