Pseudothelphusidae


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Pseudothelphusidae

[¦sü·dō·thel′fyüz·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fresh-water crabs belonging to the Brachyura.
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The genus Neostrengeria Pretzmann, 1965, of the family Pseudothelphusidae, comprises a group of freshwater crabs that live in mountain springs and streams on the slopes and high plains of the Eastern Andes of Colombia (ca.
The taxonomic composition of the freshwater decapod fauna of Costa Rica is fairly well known and is composed by three families: Palaemonidae and Atyidae (Caridea), and Pseudothelphusidae (Brachyura).
Family Pseudothelphusidae Rathbun, 1893 Tribe Hypolobocerini Pretzmann, 1971 Genus Neostrengeria Pretzmann, 1965 Neostrengeria bataensis, new species Figs.
Palabras clave: Crustaceos, Decapodos, Trichodactylidae, Pseudothelphusidae, Atyidae, Palaemonidae, Choco.
Brachyura: Pseudothelphusidae and Trichodactylidae, p.
En 1966 ya habia publicado dos articulos sobre las especies de Pseudothelphusidae de Venezuela.
Key words: Hypolobocera solimani, Hypolobocera triangula, freshwater crabs, Colombia, Pseudothelphusidae, new species.
La familia Pseudothelphusidae esta conformada por 230 especies, con una distribucion que va desde el Estado de Sonora en Mexico hasta Peru, incluidas las Guyanas, las Antillas Menores y Mayores, con excepcion de Jamaica.